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21. Roderick Murchison to William Whewell, February 19, 1852, quoted in Stafford, Scientist of Empire, 39, original emphasis. 22. Stafford, Scientist of Empire, 31–39. 22 c h a p t e r o n e between his geological researches, economic development, and national glory. In 1846, he was the one of the ﬁrst scientiﬁc men in the nineteenth century to be knighted for his work, a reward he energetically sought by bringing his international honors before government ﬁgures of the day. At the geological section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1848, he presented geology as the science of the industrial age, and Britain as leaders of both.
49 Its argument was straightforward. ” 50 For Victorians, prophecy was a familiar subject, whether encountered in liturgy or theology, history or travel. Under the inﬂuence of historical criticism of the Bible, while discussions of prophecy continued to raise questions about testimony, evidence, and natural law, they turned increasingly to the signiﬁcance of the person of the prophet. Two cases exemplify this transition. Second, an essay of the noted liberal theologian William Robertson Smith on prophecy illustrated the same recognition in quite a different way.
28 Airy’s hobby was an assertion of the power of science. The head of British astronomy was claiming judgment over historical questions that lay at the heart of Britain’s imperial identity, its link to Roman glories. In what sense was this exercise a demonstration of prediction? It is ﬁrst helpful to note as an aside that the study of Roman glories connected Airy’s investigation to the most famous prediction of the Victorian era: Thomas Babington Macaulay’s brief description of a Maori tourist of the distant future contemplating the ruins of London, thrown off in an essay on Rome and the Papacy.