120-128; Hallam's Literature of Europe, iii.
The earliest effect of Hallam's death upon his friend's art was the composition, in the summer of 1834, of The Two Voices; and to the same period belong the beginnings of the Idylls of the King and of In Memoriam, over both of which he meditated long.
Hallam's earliest literary work was undertaken in connexion with the great organ of the Whig party, the Edinburgh Review, where his review of Scott's Dryden attracted much notice.
These facts and dates represent nearly all the events of Hallam's career.
The premature death and high talents of these young men, and the association of one of them with the most popular poem of the age, have made Hallam's family afflictions better known than any other incidents of his life.
The book may be regarded as a general view of early modern history, preparatory to the more detailed treatment of special lines of inquiry carried out in his subsequent works, although Hallam's original intention was to continue the work on the scale on which it had been begun.
Not the least striking testimony to Hallam's powers is his mastery over so many diverse forms of intellectual activity.
Hallam's prejudices, so far as he had any, belong to the same character.
Hallam's style is singularly uniform throughout all his writings.
293 seq.; and to Hallam's Middle Ages,.
869; Calendar of State Papers (1603-1606), Hallam's Constitutional Hist.