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Letters of Lord Acton to J.W. Cross.

John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton

Letters of Lord Acton to J.W. Cross.

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eliot, George, -- 1819-1880.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Edited by] Gary H. Paterson.
    ContributionsPaterson, Gary Hume, 1942-, Cross, John Walter, 1840-1924, Toronto, Ont. University.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLE3 T523 PHILM 1965 P37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 111 leaves.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14744167M

    John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron Acton (), British historian. letter, Jan. 23, Lord Acton and his Circle, let ed. Abbot Gasquet (). ''There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. LORD ACTON, letter to Mary Gladstone, Septem 0 likes. like. It was manifest that all persons who had learned that political science is an affair of conscience rather than of might or expediency, must regard their adversaries as men without principle, that the controversy between them would perpetually involve morality, and could.   As Lord Acton put it, “If there is any presumption it is the other way, against the holders of power, increasing as the power increases.” Rev. Robert Sirico’s essay in chapter 3 of A Field Guide for the Hero’s Journey takes a look at the complementary idea that it is as important how we behave when no one (other than God) is looking as.


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Letters of Lord Acton to J.W. Cross. by John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cannes, April 5, Dear Mr. Creighton, {1}The point is not whether you like the Inquisition but whether you can, without reproach to historical accuracy, speak of the later mediaeval papacy as having been tolerant and you say on that point struck me exactly as it would strike me to read that the French Terrorists were tolerant and enlightened, and avoided the guilt.

Letter 3. The College, Worcester [April 9, ] My dear Lord Acton, Your letter is an act of true friendliness, and I am very grateful to you for it, more grateful than I can say. It is a rare encouragement to have such a standard set up as you have put before me. Judged by it I have nothing to say except to submit: efficaci do manus scientiae.

In "J.W. Cross Defends G.H. Lewes" (George Eliot Review ), Margaret Harris writes a detailed account of the advice that Lord Acton gave to Cross when he was working on the biography and of the way in which his subsequent review of the book in the Nineteenth Century roused Cross to defend his late wife.

Cross had asked for Acton's. Consists chiefly of correspondence Letters of Lord Acton to J.W. Cross. book Lord Acton. Date of publication from NUC pre Description: lxxxviii, pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates: portrait ; 24 cm: Contents: Lord Acton and his circle --Letters of Lord Acton --Conclusion.

Responsibility: edited by Abbot Gasquet, O.S.B. "Lord Acton has left too little completed original work to rank among the great historians; his very learning seems to have stood in his way; he knew too much and his literary conscience was too acute for him to write easily, and his copiousness of information overloads his literary style/5(10).

Lord Acton's Book List “In their correspondence, Lord Acton and Mary Gladstone frequently discussed what should constitute ‘the hundred best books.’ Acton eventually sent her his own list, which, in she recorded in her diary.

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Lord Acton () and Richard Simpson () were the principal figures in the Liberal Catholic movement of nineteenth. Lord Acton is best known his famous expression, "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” (Letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton, April 5, In Acton, Historical Essays and Studies, edited by J.N.

Figgis and R.V. Laurence. London: Macmillan, ). But there was much more to his thought than this one, pithy dictum. To understand what he meant by this phrase. Lord Acton, who was a Roman Catholic layman with a long record of criticizing the authoritarianism of the Catholic hierarchy, was profoundly displeased with the work's method and tone.

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Letters of Lord Acton to Mary Gladstone. By Herbert Paul, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton. No cover image. Letters of Lord Acton to Mary Gladstone. His notes and other papers also passed to Cambridge as an acquisition from his son, the second Lord Acton.

Charles Oman, a younger Oxford historian who visited the deceased Acton’s library prior to its removal from Aldenham, his Shropshire country house, testified to the melancholy impression it created. Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, Baron, Lord Acton and his circle. New York, Longmans, Green, (OCoLC) Named Person: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron; John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Letters of Lord Acton to Mary Gladstone by Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, Baron, ; Paul, Herbert Woodfield,ed. Publication date Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Letters of Lord Acton to Mary, Daughter of the Right Hon. Gladstone by Acton - Free Ebook Menu. Lord Acton was among the most illustrious historians of nineteenth-century England, a man of great learning with a deep devotion to individual liberty and a profound understanding of history.

Liberty Fund is proud to offer the most complete collection of Acton essays ever published/5(5). Lord Acton was among the most illustrious historians of nineteenth-century England, a man of great learning with a deep devotion to individual liberty and a profound understanding of history.

Liberty Fund is proud to offer the most complete collection of Acton essays ever published. Volume I: Essays in the History of Liberty Included are his [ ]. Letters of Lord Acton to Mary, daughter of the Right Hon. W.E.

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Lord Acton, Letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton, - More quotations on: [ Power] The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern. A trustworthy note on the incident survives in the papers of Lord Acton.

A historian and writer, Acton knew the Cross family through the Alfred Tennysons, and became a personal friend of John Cross.

Letters of Lord Acton to Mary Gladstone by Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, Baron, ; Drew, Mary, ; Paul, Herbert W. (Herbert Woodfield), Paying close attention to literary and biographical details, the book also sheds new light on Tennyson's poetry, George Eliot's fiction, the founding of the Royal College of Music, the Gladstone family, and a broad plane of wider British culture, including political liberalism and women, sociability, social theology, and aesthetic democracy.

Lord Acton () was one of the great historians of the Victorian period and one of the greatest classical liberal historians of all time. His theme was “the history of liberty” and even though he was never able to complete his magnum opus of that name he did write numerous essays, book.

“Lord Acton has the status of a great historian and one of the most fascinating, wise, and erudite figures of the 19th century, even though his accomplishments were few. Hill captures both the international and the English aspects of a cosmopolitan life in this thorough and highly useful study.

To Mandell Creighton, an Anglican priest, Acton wrote: I cannot accept your canon that we are to judge Pope and King unlike other men, with a favourable presumption that they did no wrong. If there is any presumption it is the other way, against holders of power, increasing as the power increases.

The first part of the book reports on Lord Acton's adventures in a strange land via letters to his brother Edward, a history professor in England. He wonders about things that many take for granted. The problem becomes even more acute when we consider that the only whig historian discussed by Butterfield was Lord Acton, and that Acton was a Catholic, not a Protestant.

Of course, since Acton was also a classical liberal, it could be said that he was guilty of committing some vaguely defined whig fallacy, despite his religious affiliation. The "Letters of Quirinus," published in the Allgemeine Zeitung", at the time of the Vatican Council, and attributed to Lord Acton, as well as other letters addressed to the "Times", in November,show a mind much warped against the Roman system.

The "Letters to Mrs. Drew" (Mr. Gladstone's daughter), which we printed by Mr. Herbert Paul in. “Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Among Catholic students of political thought, few figures are more liable to provoke vigorous debate than does this famous dictum’s author, Cambridge University history lecturer John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, a.k.a., the 1st Lord Acton, Catholic godfather of classical liberalism.

Where Acton’s critics identify classical. book resembles that employed by the earlier biographer. Even though the extracts from letters and journals are far more copious and exhaustive than those selected by Cross, even though their integration is far more illuminating, the approach is remarkably similar.

Like Acton and Cross, Professor Haight avoids conjectures. There is no attempt to. LORD ACTON ON THE ORIGINS OF THE WAR OFWITH SOME UNPUBLISHED LETTERS FROM THE BRITISH AND VIENNESE ARCHIVES BY HAROLD TEMPERLEY LITT.D., CANTAB. LORD ACTON' EssaS y on "The causes of the Franco-Prussian War," together with another on "The War of ," was published by Mr.

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John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, better known as Lord Acton, was an English Catholic historian and politician who had once served as a Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth and Carlow Borough.

He was called the ‘magistrate of history’ and considered to be one of the most prominent and learned Englishmen of the 19th century. Later historian E.L. Woodward remarked that Acton’s history of liberty was probably “the greatest book that never was written.” InCambridge historian John Seeley died, and it was Prime Minister Rosebery’s responsibility to name a new Regius Professor of Modern History.

Acton pursued one book idea after the other, only to drop it. He did research for a history of the Popes, a history of books banned by the Catholic Church, a history of England’s King James II and a history of the U.S.

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“Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Among Catholic students of political thought, few figures are more liable to provoke vigorous debate than does that famous dictum’s author, Cambridge history lecturer John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, a.k.a., the First Lord Acton, Catholic godfather of classical liberalism.

Letters of Lord Acton to Mary, Daughter of The Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone. London: Macmilan and Co. pp. Rocco Pezzimenti. The Political Thought of Lord Acton: English Catholics in the 19th Century. Leominster, Herefordshire, England: Gracewing. Robert Lindsay Schuettinger. Lord Acton: Historian of Liberty.

Open Court Publishing.Although they were already secretly married at the time, this prompt pregnancy would only add fuel to the bonfire of speculation as to why Lord Acton, celebrated chief inspector at the Met, had married a first-year detective constable by way of Dublin in such a skimble-skamble fashion.

Please, baby, she pleaded mentally; don't come early.The quote refers to two things about Lord Acton. First, he was anything but prolific as an author: He is notorious for having rising to the heights of the historical profession without actually writing a book; the only work published in book form during his lifetime was his inaugural lecture when he became Regius professor of history at Cambridge.

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