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" ... was impressed with the necessity of reconstructing the episcopal bench on principles of personal distinction and ability. But his notion of clerical capacity did not soar higher than a private tutor who had suckled a young noble into university honours;... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page xxxii
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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Tancred: Or, The New Crusade, Volume 1

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1847
...delineated in another work, was impressed with the necessity of reconstructing the episcopal bench on principles of personal distinction and ability....Calvary, among third-rate hunters after syllables. These men, notwithstanding their elevation, with one exception, subsided into their native insignificance...
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Tancred: Or, The New Crusade, Volume 1

Benjamin Disraeli - 1847
...delineated in another work, was impressed with the necessity of reconstructing the episcopal bench oo principles of personal distinction and ability. But...Calvary, among third-rate hunters after syllables. These men, notwithstanding their elevation, with one exception, subsided into their native insignificance;...
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The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature [&c.]. Vol.5 ...

1854
...II shoprics to serve as appanages for the younger sons of great families. But the Premier's notions of clerical capacity did not soar higher than a private tutor who had suckled a young noble into universityhonours ; and his test of priestly celebrity was the decent editorship of a Greek play. He...
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Nobly false, Volume 1

1863
...men's shoes, whose duty to society has not begun ?" " Martin Chuzzlewit," by CHARLES DICKENS, ESQ. "But his notion of clerical capacity did not soar...tutor who had suckled a young noble into university honors ; and his test of priestly celebrity was the decent Editorship of a Greek play, He sought for...
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The Novels & Tales of the Right Hon. B. Disraeli ...: Venetia. Tancred

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1866
...delineated in another work, was impressed with the necessity of reconstructing the episcopal bench on principles of personal distinction and ability. But his notion of clerical capacity did :tot soar higher than a private tutor who had suckled a young noble into university honours; and his...
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Collected Edition of the Novels and Tales, Volume 4

Benjamin Disraeli - English fiction - 1871
...delineated in another work, was impressed with the necessity of reconstructing the episcopal bench on principles of personal distinction and ability....Calvary, among third-rate hunters after syllables. These men, notwithstanding their elevation, with one exception, subsided into their native insignificance...
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Collected edition of the novels and tales by ... B. Disraeli, Volume 4

Benjamin Disraeli (earl of Beaconsfield.) - 1871
...delineated in another work, was impressed with the necessity of reconstructing the episcopal bench on principles of personal distinction and ability....capacity did not soar higher than a private tutor who bad suckled a young noble into university honours ; and his test of priestly celebrity was the decent...
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Novels and tales. (Hughenden ed.)

Benjamin Disraeli (earl of Beaconsfield.) - 1881
...delineated in another work, was impressed with the necessity of reconstructing the episcopal bench on principles of personal distinction and ability....Calvary, among third-rate hunters after syllables. These men, notwithstanding their elevation, with one exception, subsided into their native insignificance...
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Tancred, Or The New Crusade

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1900 - 487 pages
...reconstructing the episcopal bench on principles of personal distinction and ability. But his uotion of clerical capacity did not soar higher than a private...Calvary, among third-rate hunters after syllables. These men, notwithstanding their elevation, with one exception, subsided into their native insignificance;...
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Benjamin Disraeli: An Unconventional Biography, Volume 2

Wilfrid Meynell - 1903 - 520 pages
...capacity did not soar higher than a private tutor who had suckled a young noble into university honors; and his test of priestly celebrity was the decent...Calvary, among third-rate hunters after syllables." By the time Disraeli became himself a bishopmaker, he knew that local demands, advanced through political...
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