Walter Bagehot Quote

The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.


Physics and Politics (ed. 1873)

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The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it...

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The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it...

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The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it...

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The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it...