Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, General Gordon Strachey, Lytton November 2, 2010
THE history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we
know too much about it. For ignorance is the first re ..
quisite of the historian-ignorance, which simplifies and
clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection
unattainable by the highest art