William Pitt (Classic Reprint)

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Only to fall on his nerves and on his brain. During the closing years of his life, he was odious to the court, and yet was not on cordial terms with the great body of the opposition. Chatham was only the min of Pitt, but an awful and majestic ruin, not to be contemplated by any man of sense and feeling without emotions resembling those which are excited by the remains of the Parthenon and of the Coliseum. In one respect the old statesman was eminently happy. Whatever might be the vicissitudes of his public life, he never failed to find peace and love by his own hearth. He loved all his children, and was loved by them; and, of all his children, the one of whom he was fondest and proudest was his second son. The child's genius and ambition displayed themselves with a rare and almost unnatural.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Thomas Babington Macaulay

Hardback

Published Date - August 28 2019

ISBN - 9780265735640

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.4 cm

Page Count - 210

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