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Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 28
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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The People's Library, Volume 2

English fiction - 1842
...spirit, I would explain Jove's terrestrial visitings. For to govern man, even the god appeared to feel os a man ; and sometimes, as a beast, was apparently...they not brought together? Shall I, because my birth balks my fancy — shall I pass my life a moping misanthrope in an old chateau ? Supposing I om in...
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Vivian Grey, Volume 1

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1859
...bore no indication of the Thunderer's glory; but was a man of low estate, a herdsman, a hind, often an animal. A mighty spirit has in Tradition, Time's...each other , why are they not brought together? Shall 1, because my birth baulks my fancy — shall I pass my life a moping misanthrope in an old chateau?...
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Vivian Grey, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1859
...bore no indication of the Thunderer's glory; but was a man of low estate, a herdsman, a hind, often an animal. A mighty spirit has in Tradition, Time's...influence. When two persons can so materially assist each otlier, why are they not brought together? Shall 1, because my birth baulks my fancy — shall I pass...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 36

Literature - 1879
...profound reflection which prompts the youthful hero of the book to his course of action was this : — " How many a powerful noble wants only wit to be a Minister...to attain the same end ? That noble's influence." Not many years after this Mr. Disraeli was seen in public very close to Lord Chandos. But it was not...
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Lord Beaconsfield: A Biography

Thomas Power O'Connor - Great Britain - 1879 - 711 pages
...my great game.'" f Having reached this view of life, Vivian Grey contemplates his means of success. "At this moment, how many a powerful noble wants only...Grey to attain the same end ? That noble's influence Supposing I am in contact with this magnifico, am I prepared ? Now let me probe my very soul. Does...
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Pen Sketches by a Vanished Hand: From the Papers of the Late ..., Volume 2

Mortimer Collins - Authors, English - 1879
...never paused, in swift sentences which seemed to burn the paper. " At this moment," he soliloquised, "how many a powerful noble wants only wit to be a...to attain the same end ? That noble's influence." Accident brings him into the company of the Marquis of Carabas, a very great noble with very moderate...
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Lord Beaconsfield: A Biography

Thomas Power O'Connor - Prime ministers - 1880 - 292 pages
...my great game. " 3 Having reached this view of life, Vivian Grey contemplates his means of success. "At this moment, how many a powerful noble wants only...Grey to attain the same end? That noble's influence. . . . . Supposing I am in contact with this magnifico, am I prepared ? Now, let me probe my very soul....
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 31; Volume 94

1880
...profound reflection which prompts the youthful hero of the book to his course of action was this : " How many a powerful noble wants only wit to be a minister...Grey to attain the same end? That noble's influence." Not many years after this Mr. Disraeli was seen in public very close to Lord Chandos. But it was not...
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A History of Our Own Times from the Accession of Queen Victoria to ..., Volume 4

Justin McCarthy - Great Britain - 1880
...of Commons ; he would not be Prime Minister of England. For to that it soon came ; came at last. ' At this moment how many a powerful noble wants only...and what wants Vivian Grey to attain the same end? ' What Vivian Grey once wanted to attain that end he had long since compassed. Only the opportunity...
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A History of Our Own Times: From the Accession of Queen Victoria ..., Volume 4

Justin McCarthy - Great Britain - 1880
...House of Commons; he would not be Prime Minister of England. For to that it soon came; came at last. "At this moment how many a powerful noble wants only...and what wants Vivian Grey to attain the same end?" What Vivian Grey once wanted to attain that end he had long since compassed. Only the opportunity was...
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