from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Macaulay, Dame Rose 1881-1958. British writer whose witty, urbane novels include Potterism (1920) and The World My Wilderness (1950).
- Macaulay, Thomas Babington. First Baron Macaulay. 1800-1859. British historian, writer, and politician whose works include the popular History of England (1849-1861), numerous essays for the Edinburgh Review, and a volume of narrative poems, Lays of Ancient Rome (1842).
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- proper n. A surname of Gaelic origin.
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- n. English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)
The best single-volume estimate of Macaulay is J. Cotter Morison's _Macaulay_ in the
MACAULAY CULKIN: Most prominent of the Culkin Stable of Dramatic Children, Macaulay was impossible to escape as the adorable star of "Home Alone" (1990), which marked the commercial high point of his career.
Mr. Gladstone has commented with force upon what he calls Macaulay's invincible ignorance, and further says that to certain aspects of a case (particularly those aspects most pleasing to Mr. Gladstone) Macaulay's mind was hermetically sealed.
The children book creator David Macaulay is a genius.
As if editing Filmmaker weren't enough, Scott Macaulay is also a producer.
None the less the 'Lays' really make nothing else so clear as that in the true sense of the word Macaulay was not at all a poet.
You will find it in Macaulay, and if you read the famous declaration of 1917 made by a British Minister in the British House of Parliament you see that the aim was to give India full responsible government, but that the British Parliament must be the judge of the stages in that advance.
The Norse element predominated in him, for the name Macaulay (son of Aulay) is a late form of the Scandinavian _Olafson_.
To paraphrase Macaulay, contemporary writers sometimes know luxury, and often face penury, but they never know comfort.
For she was a woman of the clan they name Macaulay, children of the mist, a luckless dame that, when we rushed out to face her company, they left dying on the field.