The Life of Lord Rayleigh

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HISTORY should have as little fiction attached to it as possible and evidence should be tendered in time, by those who can speak with knowledge: this view may not be in accordance with practice: none the less, it may be advocated as desirable doctrine, especially as it has the authority of the author of Zadig—a saint recommended for worship by Huxley—who has said: On doit des égards aux vivants, On ne doit aux morts que la vérité.

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ARMSTRONG, H. The Life of Lord Rayleigh. Nature 115, 47 (1925) doi:10.1038/115047a0

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