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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 ... He was, instead, descended from the unrelated Macaulays of Lewis Crest Upon a rock a boot proper thereon a spur Or Escutcheon Gules two arrows in saltire points ...

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    His imagination resembled the wings of an ostrich. It enabled him to run, though not to soar.
    —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)

    With wonderful art he grinds into paint for his picture all his moods and experiences, so that all his forces may be brought to the encounter. Apparently writing without a particular design or responsibility, setting down his soliloquies from time to time, taking advantage of all his humors, when at length the hour comes to declare himself, he puts down in plain English, without quotation marks, what he, Thomas Carlyle, is ready to defend in the face of the world.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Lars Porsena of Clusium
    By the Nine Gods he swore
    That the great house of Tarquin
    Should suffer wrongs no more.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)