Sentimental ethics ranged over the universe and even included the possibility that non-human organisms and non-living things might also contribute to the good. The Roman-era Greek writer Longinus provides with more specific information on the nature and purpose of second-person address in history making On the Sublime: A change of person is equally realistic. Trimmer Gombrich’s An Easy Introduction to the Knowledge of Nature introduces world and biblical history through field walks with children. Ernst Gombrich laments his own willingness to believe what he saw and heard in Germany during and after the First World War and the impact of that on his thoughts about history. History making fostered the creation of sympathetic connections between readers and people in the past. Human rights imply the human, and with the human comes human history.