Histories Used Often To Be...

Histories used often to be stories: the fashion now is to leave out the story. Our histories are stall-fed: the facts are absorbed by the reflexions, as the meat is sometimes by the fat.
Histories used often to be stories: the fashion now is to leave out the story. Our histories are stall-fed: the facts are absorbed by the reflexions, as the meat is sometimes by the fat. - by Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827
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