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    Persecution produced its natural effect on them. It found them a sect; it made them a faction.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    Oh may my heart’s truth
    Still be sung
    On this high hill in a year’s turning.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    The Puritan hated bearbaiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    Such night in England ne’er had been, nor e’er again shall be.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)