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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... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 26
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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Vivian Grey

Benjamin Disraeli - 1853 - 487 pages
...mind at this period of his existence. In the plenitude of his ambition, he stopped one day to enquire in what manner he could obtain his magnificent ends....and bad jokes till we are forty; and then, with the moat brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate, I must...
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An appreciative life of ... the earl of Beaconsfield, ed. by C. Brown, Volume 1

Cornelius Brown - 1881
...ponders on his future career, and thus estimates the paths to fame open to him : ' The Bar — pish ! law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with...brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet. . . . The Services in war time are only fit for desperadoes (and that truly am I), but in peace they...
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Wit and wisdom of Benjamin Disraeli, collected from his writings and speeches

Benjamin Disraeli (earl of Beaconsfield.) - 1881
...the House of Commons (Vote of Thanks to the Allied Armies), December 15, 1855. BAR. The Bar—pooh ! Law and bad jokes till we are forty ; and then, with...brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet.— Vivian Grey. BARONETCY. A baronetcy has become a distinction of the middle class : our physician, for...
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Benjamin Disraeli: an unconventional biography

Wilfrid Meynell - 1903 - 520 pages
...professors call it, in his mind, and was not innocent of a fling at his uncle, when he wrote in Vivian Grey: "The Bar — pooh! Law and bad jokes till we are forty;...brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet." An early acquaintance formed during his stay at Gibraltar in 1830 afforded him another expression of...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1903
...must discover a profession which brought fame to the adventurous. The Bar was little to his mind. ' s y said Vivian Grey, speaking for his author, ' to be a great lawyer I must give up my chances of being...
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The Works of Benjamin Disraeli: Endymion, v. 2. Miscellanea

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield), Edmund Gosse, Robert Arnot - 1904
...Men destined to the highest places should beware of badinage. — ('Bertie Tremaine') Endymion. BAR. The Bar — pooh! Law and bad jokes till we are forty;...brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet. — Vivian Grey. BARONETCY. and I dare say some of our tradesmen — brewers or people of that sort....
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Beaconsfield

Walter Sichel - 1904 - 212 pages
...was "entered" at Lincoln's Inn, but the Bar never attracted. " Pooh ! " as he laughed in Vivian Grey, "law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with...brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet ! " He panted for action. Already in his boyish musings over the pages of Bolingbroke, and of that...
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The Thackeray country

Lewis Saul Benjamin, Lewis Melville - Literary landmarks - 1905 - 223 pages
...his life long but law. Another great author expressed a very similar opinion of this profession. " The Bar — pooh ! Law and bad jokes till we are forty,...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...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 91

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1905
...abilities. But the effort was unsuccessful and, like Vivian Grey, he doubtless said to himself : " The Bar ! 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, I must be a great lawyer ; and to...
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Vivian Grey

Benjamin Disraeli - British - 1906 - 479 pages
...mind at this period of hisexistence. In the plenitude of his ambition, he stopped one day to enquire in what manner he could obtain his magnificent ends....brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet. Hcsides, to succeed as an advocate, I must be a great lawyer; and, to be a great lawyer, I must give...
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