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Lytton Strachey (1880–1932)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe

in Oxford Essential Quotations

Third edition


Published online January 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191804144

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Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian—ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection

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