Nor is this high reputation altogether unmerited. ... On one or two points of high importance he had notions more correct than were, in his day, common even a#39; men of enlarged minds; and ... He had no skill in reading the characters of others ... It was natural that a man who was daily seen at the palace, and who was known to have free access to majesty, should be ... and to the Roman Catholics, without showAp ing similar favour to other classes which were then under persecukers. tion.
|Title||:||The History of England from the Accession of James the Second|
|Author||:||Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay|