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Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay - Arms
... Arms of Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay Notes The arms, crest and motto allude to the heraldry of the MacAulays of Ardincaple however Thomas Babington Macaulay was not related to this clan at all ...

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    We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    “To every man upon this earth
    Death cometh soon or late.
    And how can man die better
    Than facing fearful odds
    For the ashes of his fathers
    And the temples of his gods,
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    I know
    No answer to the children’s cry
    Of echo’s answer and the man of frost
    And ghostly comets over the raised fists.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    The real security of Christianity is to be found in its benevolent morality, in its exquisite adaptation to the human heart, in the facility with which its scheme accommodates itself to the capacity of every human intellect, in the consolation which it bears to the house of mourning, in the light with which it brightens the great mystery of the grave.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)