The Right Honourable Benjamin Disraeli, M. P.: A Literary and Political Biography. Addressed to the New Generation

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R. Bentley, 1854 - 646 стор.

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Сторінка 130 - By this wise prejudice we are taught to look with horror on those children of their country who are prompt rashly to hack that aged parent in pieces and put him into the kettle of magicians in hopes that by their poisonous weeds and wild incantations they may regenerate the paternal constitution and renovate their father's life.
Сторінка 516 - The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had not been born.
Сторінка 334 - Dissolve, if you please, the Parliament you have betrayed, and appeal to the people, who, I believe, mistrust you. For me there remains this at least — the opportunity of expressing thus publicly my belief that a Conservative Government is an Organised Hypocrisy.
Сторінка 150 - It will not be supposed, therefore, that when I speak of Disraeli as the descendant of a Jew, that I mean to tarnish him .on that account. They were once the chosen people of God.
Сторінка 36 - When two persons can so materially assist each other, why are they not brought together ? Shall I, because my birth baulks my fancy, shall I pass my life a moping misanthrope in an old chateau ? Supposing I am in contact with this magnifico, am I prepared ? Now let me probe my very soul. Does my cheek...
Сторінка 138 - All this, however, produces ultimate benefit ; and these influences tend to form that eminently practical character for which our countrymen are celebrated. I laugh, therefore, at the objections against a man, that, at a former period of his career, he advocated a policy different to his present one ; all I seek to ascertain is, whether his present policy be just, necessary, expedient ; whether he is at the present moment prepared to serve his country according to its present necessities.
Сторінка 154 - hereditary bondsman" has already forgotten the clank of his fetter. I know the tactics of your Church; it clamours for toleration, and it labours for supremacy. I see that you are quite prepared to persecute. With regard to your taunts as to my want of success in my election contests, permit me to remind you that I had nothing to appeal to but the good sense of the people. No threatening skeletons canvassed for me; a death's-head and cross-bones were not blazoned on my banners.
Сторінка 613 - As you have established yourself as the champion of your father, I have the honour to request your notice to a very scurrilous attack which your father, has made upon my conduct and character. " Had Mr. O'Connell, according to the practice observed among gentlemen, appealed to me respecting the accuracy of the reported expressions before he indulged in offensive comments upon them, he would, if he can be influenced by a sense of justice, have felt that such comments were unnecessary. He has not thought...
Сторінка 613 - For aught I know, the present Disraeli is descended from him, and with the impression that he is, I now forgive the heir-at-law of the blasphemous thief who died upon the cross.
Сторінка 252 - ... notwithstanding emancipated Ireland and enslaved England, the noble lord might wave in one hand the keys of St. Peter, and in the other — (the shouts that followed drowned the conclusion of the sentence) . Let them see the philosophical prejudice of man.

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