|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (18001859)|
|QUOTATION:|| I have not the Chancellors encyclopedic mind. He is indeed a kind of semi-Solomon. He half knows everything, from the cedar to the hyssop. 1 |
|ATTRIBUTION:||Letter to Macvey Napier, Dec. 17, 1830.|
I wish I were as sure of anything as Macaulay is of everything.
William Windham (17501810). [back]