Quotation of the Week 8

“Histories have previously been written with the object of exalting their authors. The object of this History is to console the reader. No other history does this.”

(W.C. Sellar and R.J. Yeatman, 1066 and All That, 1930)

Economic historian and numismatic consultant

1 Comment

  1. What a fabulous book this was! Probably still is! (Note to self – now I know what to spend my latest book token on). I remember it from childhood. And it wouldn’t hurt some po-faced declaimers to read it now!

Leave a Reply