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" The Bar : pooh ! law and bad jokes till we are forty ; and then, with the most brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate, I must be a great lawyer ; and, to be a great lawyer, I must give up my chance of... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page xvii
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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Vivian Grey

Benjamin Disraeli - 1853 - 487 pages
...his magnificent ends. ' The Bar: pooh! law and bad jokes till we are forty; and then, with the moat brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet....as an advocate, I must be a great lawyer ; and, to bs a great lawyer, I must give up my chance of being a great man. The Services in war time are fit...
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An appreciative life of ... the earl of Beaconsfield, ed. by C. Brown, Volume 1

Cornelius Brown - 1881
...his abilities which he ardently desired. In 'Vivian Gray' he thus soliloquises : ' The bar ; pish ! law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with...lawyer I must give up my chance of being a great man.' Accordingly, he quitted the bar in favour of literature and politics, and in so doing he acted wisely...
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Benjamin Disraeli, earl of Beaconsfield, a biography 2 vols, Volume 1

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1881
...Communing with himself as to how " he could obtain his magnificent ends/' Vivian Grey thus speaks: "The Bar, pooh! law and bad jokes till we are forty,...I must be a great lawyer, and to be a great lawyer 1 must give up my chance of being a great man. The Services in 44 war time are fit only for desperadoes...
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Lord Beaconsfield

James Anthony Froude - Great Britain - 1890 - 267 pages
...momentous subject are not likely to have been much caricatured in the meditations of Vivian Grey. ' The Bar ! — pooh ! Law and bad jokes till we are...lawyer, and to be a great lawyer I must give up my chances of being a great man. The " services " in war time are fit only for desperadoes (and that truly...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 91

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1905
...! Pooh ! Law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with the most brilliant success, the chance of gout and a coronet. Besides to succeed as an advocate,...lawyer, I must give up my chance of being a great man." And thus, like many young lawyers, he turned his thoughts and devoted his abundant leisure to literature....
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The Thackeray country

Lewis Saul Benjamin, Lewis Melville - Literary landmarks - 1905 - 223 pages
...then with the most brilliant success the prospect of gout and a coronet," said Benjamin Disraeli. " Besides, to succeed as an advocate I must be a great...lawyer, and to be a great lawyer I must give up my chances of being a great man." So Thackeray abandoned the law and went to study art at Paris. He had...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 207

English literature - 1907
...pooli ! Law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with the most brilliant success, the prospects of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate...must be a great lawyer ; and to be a great lawyer I ruust give up my chances of being a great man.' To be a great man he was determined ; and that speedily....
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Three Criminal Law Reformers: Beccaria, Bentham, Romilly

Coleman Phillipson - Capital punishment - 1923 - 344 pages
...advocate and the profoundest lawyer of his age. Disraeli makes a character in one of his novels say: "To be a great lawyer I must give up my chance of being a great man." If this remark is true generally, Romilly certainly proved a signal exception. He became a great lawyer,...
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Law Notes, Volume 12

Law - 1909
...Commons. It was this fact, perhaps, that led Disraeli to put into the mouth of Vivian Grey the remark, " To be a great lawyer I must give up my chance of being a great man." This is largely because the successful lawyer is seldom more than a lawyer. It will almost invariably...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 207

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1907
...pooh! Law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with the most brilliant success, the prospects of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate...lawyer ; and to be a great lawyer I must give up my chances of being a great man.' To be a great man he was determined ; and that speedily. What was his...
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