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Ma·cau·lay(mə-kô′lē), Dame Rose 1881-1958.
British writer whose witty, urbane novels include The World My Wilderness (1950) and The Towers of Trebizond (1956).
Macaulay, Thomas Babington First Baron Macaulay. 1800-1859.
British historian, writer, and politician whose works include the popular History of England (1849-1861), numerous essays for the Edinburgh Review, and a volume of narrative poems, Lays of Ancient Rome (1842).
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1. (Biography) Dame Rose. 1881–1958, British novelist. Her books include Dangerous Ages (1921) and The Towers of Trebizond (1956)
2. (Biography) Thomas Babington, 1st Baron. 1800–59, English historian, essayist, and statesman. His History of England from the Accession of James the Second (1848–61) is regarded as a classic of the Whig interpretation of history
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1. Dame Rose, c1885–1958, English novelist.
2. Thomas Babington, 1st Baron, 1800–59, English historian and statesman.
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