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" for life in general there is but one decree. Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle; Old Age a regret. Do not suppose,' he added, smiling, 'that I hold that youth is genius; all that I say is, that genius, when young, is divine. Why, the greatest captains... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 144
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J ..., Volume 2

John Campbell
...— lend — converse — labour and pray for the fall of Babylon ! anto ACHIEVEMENTS OF YOUNO MEN. DON JOHN, of Austria, won Lepanto at twenty-five,...Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritani. Gaston de Foix was only twenty-two when he stood a victor on the plain of Ravenna. Every...
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Coningsby, Or, The New Generation

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - Great Britain - 1844 - 159 pages
...divine. Why, the greatest captains of ancient and modern times both, conquered Italy at nve-and twenty! Youth, extreme youth, overthrew the Persian Empire....twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern time; had it Dot been for ihe jealousy u(' Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania. Gaston...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1849
...master-piece of Athenian tragedy. There is, however, a good deal of truth in what D'Israeli says : " ' Nay,' said the stranger ; ' for life in general there...Lepanto at twenty-five— the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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The Uses of Biography: Romantic, Philosophic, and Didactic

Edwin Paxton Hood - Biography - 1852 - 210 pages
...— " The greatest captains of ancient and modern times both conquered Italy at five-and -twenty ! Youth, extreme youth, overthrew the Persian Empire. Don John of Austria won Lepanto at twenty -five — the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip,...
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The Indiana School Journal, Volume 2

Education - 1857
...EPC GEEAT YOUNG MEN. Don John of Austria won, at twenty-five, the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next...was only twenty-two when he stood a victor on the plains of llavenna. Every one remembers Conde and Bockroy at the same age. Gustavus Adolphus died at...
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Things Not Generally Known: A Popular Hand-book of Facts Not Readily ...

John Timbs - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1857 - 432 pages
...divine. Why, the greatest captains of ancient and modern times both conquered Italy at twenty-five ! Youth, extreme youth, overthrew the Persian empire....Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been emperor of Mauritania....
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The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...ancient and modern times, botfi conquered Italy at five-and-twenty ! Alexander was very young when he overthrew the Persian empire. Don John of Austria won Lepanto at twenty-five. Gaston-de-Foix was only twenty-two when he stood a victor on the plain of Ravenna. Gustavus Adolphus...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 120

1860
...everything that is great has been done by youth : not that Sidonia holds that youth is genius : all he says is, that genius, when young, is divine. " Why, the...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania."...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 10

Robert Vaughan - 1849
...master-piece of Athenian tragedy. There is, however, a good deal of truth in what D'lsraeli says : — < < Nay,' said the stranger; ' for life in general there...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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The world of moral and religious anecdote, gathered by E.P. Hood

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1870
...divine. Why the greatest captains of ancient and modern times both conquered Italy at five-and -twenty ! Youth, extreme youth, overthrew the Persian empire....Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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