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" If a spirit of rapacious covetousness, desecrating all the humanities of life, has been the besetting sin of England for the last century and a half, since the passing of the Reform Act the altar of Mammon has blazed with triple worship. To acquire, to... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 41
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 6

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1845
...mitigated by the passing of the Reform Act. We will not go the length of saying, with Mr. D'lsraeli, ' that we are startled from our voracious strife by the wail of intolerable serfage,' but we very much fear, that to acquire and 'to accumulate has been too much of late the heartless business...
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Wit and wisdom of Benjamin Disraeli, collected from his writings and speeches

Benjamin Disraeli (earl of Beaconsfield.) - 1881
...critical and clamorous millions, who cannot comprehend why a privileged and exclusive senate is requisite to perform functions which immediately concern all,...voracious strife by the wail of intolerable serfage. Reform Act hag been to create in this country another of those class interests which we now so loudly...
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An appreciative life of ... the earl of Beaconsfield, ed. by C. Brown, Volume 2

Cornelius Brown - 1881
...and toil: this has been the breathless businessof enfranchised England for the last twenty or thirty years, until we are startled from our voracious strife by the wail of intolerable serfage.' The picture thus so graphically drawn of some of the ' more baneful and corrupting influences of democratic,...
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From Poverty to Plenty; Or, The Labour Question Solved

William Lee Rees - Cooperation - 1888 - 474 pages
...been the besetting sin of England for the last century and a half, since the passing of the Eeform Act the altar of Mammon has blazed with triple worship....voracious strife by the wail of intolerable serfage. "f " But time, that brings all things, has brought to the mind of England some suspicion that the idols...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 175

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1892
...covetousness, desecrating all the humanities of life, has been the besetting sin of England for the ilast century and a half; since the passing of the Reform...until we are startled from our voracious strife by the lwail of intolerable serfage.' It was the most valuable achievement of Lord Beaconsfield, and •that...
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Sybil, or, The two nations

1900
...last century and a half, since the : \ passing of .the. .Reform Act the altar of Mammon has blazed 1 with triple worship. To acquire, to accumulate, to...this country another of those class interests which wo now so loudly accuse as the obstacles to general amelioration ? Not exactly that. The . indirect...
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Le roman social en Angleterre: 1830-1850

Louis François Cazamian - English fiction - 1904 - 575 pages
...1o consist only of Wealth and Toil. this has been the brealhless business of enfranchised Englanil for the last twelve years, until we are startled from...voracious strife by the wail of intolerable serfage. » LE ROMAN SOCIAL EN ANGLETERRE livre est froid, ironique; la conviction de l'auteur ne possède pas...
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The Life of Benjamin Disraeli: Earl of Beaconsfield, Volume 2

William Flavelle Monypenny, George Earle Buckle - Great Britain - 1912
...sanction for their indifference. ( Disraeli, writing in Sybil in 1845, thus summed the matter up : If a spirit of rapacious covetousness, desecrating...from our voracious strife by the wail of intolerable serfage.1) The two achievements of the new Parliament in the sphere of social legislation were a Factory...
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The Life of Benjamin Disraeli: Earl of Beaconsfield, Volume 2

William Flavelle Monypenny, George Earle Buckle - Great Britain - 1912
...been the besetting sin of England for the last century and a half, since the passing of the Eeform Act the altar of Mammon has blazed with triple worship....from our voracious strife by the wail of intolerable serfage.1 The two achievements of the new Parliament in the sphere of social legislation were a Factory...
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The Industrial History of Modern England

George Herbert Perris - Englan - 1914 - 603 pages
...Chartist leaders in 1840 and 1846, and put into the mouths of his paper heroes such words as these : " If a spirit of rapacious covetousness, desecrating...voracious strife by the wail of intolerable serfage." 1 The few independent Tories who, from the verge of the " voracious strife," hurled ill names at the...
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