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    The old interests of aristocracy – the

    “The old interests of aristocracy – the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war – faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.”

    — Lytton Strachey

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    The old interests of aristocracy – the

    “The old interests of aristocracy – the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war – faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.”

    — Lytton Strachey

    Author: Lytton Strachey
    Category: war
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    The stability and peace which seemed to

    “The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion.”

    — Lytton Strachey

    Author: Lytton Strachey
    Category: religion
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    The history of the Victorian Age will

    “The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it.”

    — Lytton Strachey

    Author: Lytton Strachey
    Category: age
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