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" Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important causes concealed, some of the principal characters never appear, and all who figure are so misunderstood and misrepresented, that the result is a complete mystification... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 19
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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Sybil; Or, The Two Nations, Volume 2

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - Chartism - 1845
...would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important...principal characters never appear, and all who figure are BO misunderstood and misrepresented, that the result is a complete mystification, and the perusal of...
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Sybil: Or, The Two Nations

Benjamin Disraeli - 1845 - 438 pages
...would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted , most of the important...concealed, some of the principal characters never appear, 15 and all who figure are so misunderstood and misrepresented, that the result is a complete mystification...
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Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command, Volume 19

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Legislation - 1856
...would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important...figure are so misunderstood and misrepresented, that the-result is a complete mystification, and the perusal of the narrative about as profitable for an...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 36

Literature - 1879
..." Sybil," he thus gives his general opinion of the way in which it has been written : — " All the great events have been distorted, most of the important...misrepresented that the result is a complete mystification." Assuredly if this, or anything like it, was the state of things, Mr. Disraeli had not discovered it...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 31; Volume 94

1880
...In " Sybil," he thus gives his general opinion of the way in which it has been written : " All the great events have been distorted, most of the important...misrepresented that the result is a complete mystification." Assuredly if this, or anything like it, was the state of things, Mr. Disraeli had not discovered it...
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Wit and wisdom of Benjamin Disraeli, collected from his writings and speeches

Benjamin Disraeli (earl of Beaconsfield.) - 1881
...would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important...Gaudentio di Lucca or the adventures of Peter Wilkins. English Nation.—I think there is no mistake so grave on the part of a Minister as to undervalue public...
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Disraeli in Outline

Frederick Carroll Brewster - 1890 - 394 pages
...would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important...Gaudentio di Lucca or the ' Adventures of Peter Wilkins.'" " Not one man in a thousand, for instance, has ever heard of Major Wildman : yet he was the soul of...
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Sybil, or, The two nations

1900
...would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important...reading the Republic of Plato or the Utopia of More, the pcyes of Gandentio di Lucca or the adventures of Peter Wilkins. The influence of races in our early...
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Sybil; Or, The Two Nations

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1905 - 642 pages
...would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important...pages of Gaudentio di Lucca or the adventures of Peter Wilklns. The influence of races in our early ages, of the church in our middle, and of parties in pur...
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The Gladstone Diaries: 1825-1832 : 1833-1839

William E. Gladstone - History - 1969 - 1354 pages
...would be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr. Generally speaking, all the great events have been distorted, most of the important...and misrepresented, that the result is a complete mystification.5 To start with, Morley's method of composition can only be deseribed as slap-dash. He...
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