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Neither the historian nor the cartographer can ever reproduce the reality they are trying to communicate to the reader of books or ...
I can see ... only one safe rule for the historian: that he should recognize in the development of human destinies the play of the ...
The footnote would seem to be the smallest detail in a work of history. Yet it carries a large burden of responsibility, testifyin ...
Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian--ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a plac ...
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse. They are of two kinds: the library of published material, books, pamphl ...
The poet, the dramatist, the novelist are free to exercise their imagination as widely as they choose. But the historian may not b ...
I want to tell you a terrific story about oral contraception. I asked this girl to sleep with me and she said "no."
The Americans are violently oral.... That's why in America the mother is all-important and the father has no position at all--isn' ...
Printed prose is historically a most peculiar, almost an aberrant way of telling stories, and by far the most inherently anestheti ...
Historian. A broad-gauge gossip.
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