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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 ... 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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    Forget all feuds, and shed one English tear
    O’er English dust. A broken heart lies here.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf.... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then ... be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    For we saw him throw to the swift flood
    A girl alive with his hooks through her lips....
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    Generalisation is necessary to the advancement of knowledge; but particularly is indispensable to the creations of the imagination. In proportion as men know more and think more they look less at individuals and more at classes. They therefore make better theories and worse poems.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)