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" Vivian," said Mr. Grey, "beware of endeavouring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed: these are fearful odds. Admirer as you are of Lord Bacon, you may perhaps remember a certain parable of his, called 'Memnon,... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 29
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...fable may be applied to the unfortunate destinies of hopeful young men, who, like the sons of Aurora, Hart, late Carey & Hart and provoke and press the most valiant heroes to combat with them, so that meeting with their overmatch,...
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The right honourable Benjamin Disraeli, a literary and political biography ...

Thomas Macknight - 1854
...parable of his, called ' Memnon, or a youth too forward.' I hope you are not going to be one of these sons of Aurora, who, puffed up with the glittering...ostentation, attempt actions above their strength." An opportunity was, however, soon offered to Vivian for putting his theory into practice, and it was...
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The Right Honourable Benjamin Disraeli: A Literary and Political Biography ...

Thomas Macknight - 1854 - 646 pages
...parable of his, called 'Memnon, or a youth too forward.' I hope you are not going to be one of these sons of Aurora, who, puffed up with the glittering...ostentation, attempt actions above their strength." An opportunity was, however, soon offered to Vivian for putting his theory into practice, and it was...
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Vivian Grey, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1859
...offered to the adventurous and the bold. "Vivian," said Mr. Grey, "beware of endeavouring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand...society be so peculiarly active, Mr. Vivian Grey should bewai'e lest it outstrip him. Is neglecting to mature your mind, my boy, exactly the way to win the...
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Vivian Grey

Benjamin Disraeli - British - 1901 - 487 pages
...yon are of Lord Bacon, you may perhaps remember a certain parable of his, called " Memnon, or a yonth too forward." I hope you are not going to be one of...Mr. Vivian Grey should beware lest it outstrip him. la neglecting to mature your mind, my boy, exactly the way to win the race ? This is an age of unsettled...
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Vivian Grey

Benjamin Disraeli - British - 1911 - 487 pages
...may perhaps remember a certain parable of his, called " Memnon, or a youth too forward." I hope yon are not going to be one of those sons of Aurora, "...Mr. Vivian Grey should beware lest it outstrip him. la neglecting to mature your mind, my boy, exactly the way to win the race ? This is an age of unsettled...
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The American Catholic Quarterly Review, Volume 31

James Andrew Corcoran, Patrick John Ryan, Edmond Francis Prendergast - Catholic church - 1906
...mythical details, the unfortunate destinies of young men, "who," he says, "like the sons of Aurora, puffed up with the glittering show of vanity and ostentation, attempt actions above their strength. For among all disasters that can happen to mortals, there is none so lamentable and so powerful to...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Ed.; with a ...

Francis Bacon - 1844
...fable may be applied to the unfortunate destinies of hopeful young men, who, like the sons of Aurora, man's mind be and provoke and press the most valiant heroes to combat with them, so that meeting with their overmatch,...
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