Monday, November 10, 2008

Lord Macauly on Lord Byron and William Windham on the Lord Macauly

"From the poetry of Lord Byron they drew a system of ethics compounded of misanthropy and voluptuousness,—a system in which the two great commandments were to hate your neighbour and to love your neighbour's wife"
On Moore's Life of Lord Byron. 1830.
I wish I were as sure of anything as Macaulay is of everything. William Windham (1750–1810).

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