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" Mr. Vavasour was a social favourite ; a poet and a. real poet, quite a troubadour, as well as a member of Parliament ; travelled, sweet-tempered, and goodhearted ; very amusing, and very clever. With catholic sympathies and an eclectic turn of mind, Mr.... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 167
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 11

1865
...quite a troubadour, as well as a member of Parliament, travelled, sweet-tempered, and good - hearted ; very amusing, and very clever. With catholic sympathies...everything, which is certainly amiable, and perhaps just, I mt disqualifies a man in some degree for the business of life, which requires for its conduct a certain...
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Macmillan's Magazine Vol. XI

David Masson - 1865
...a troubadour, as well as a member of Parliament, travelled, sweet - tempered, and good - hearted ; very amusing, and very clever. With catholic sympathies...amiable^ and perhaps just, but disqualifies a man hi some degree for the business of life, which requires for its conduct a certain degree of prejudice....
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 11

1865
...quite a troubadour, as well as a member of Parliament, travelled, sweet-tempered, and good - hearted ; very amusing, and very clever. With catholic sympathies...good in everybody and everything, which is certainly aniiable, and perhaps just, but disqualifies a man m some degree for the business of life, which requires...
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The Novels & Tales of the Right Hon. B. Disraeli ...: Venetia. Tancred

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1866
...a man, sacrificed his dinner and made a capital speech." "Oh! Oswald, did he speak ? Did you spesk, Harry?" "No; I voted. There was too much speaking...which is certainly amiable, and perhaps just, but disqualiftes a man in some degree for the business of life, which requires for its conduct a certain...
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 10

1873
...lie is as much of "a social favorite" now as then: " A poet, and a real poet, quite a trouliudour, as well as a member of Parliament; travelled, sweet-tempered,...mind, Mr. Vavasour saw something good in everybody and every thing. . . . Vavasour liked to know everybody who was known, and to see every thing which ought...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 32

Arthur Cayley Headlam - English periodicals - 1891
...audacious mingling of elements the most discordant. ' Mr. Vavasour,' wrote Disraeli in Tatiered, ' saw something good in everybody and everything, which...breakfasts were renowned. Whatever your creed, class, or merit— one might almost add, your character — you were a welcome guest at his matutinal meal, provided...
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The Life, Letters, and Friendships of Richard Monckton Milnes ..., Volume 1

Thomas Wemyss Reid - Authors, English - 1890
...quite a troubadour, as well as a member of Parliament ; travelled, sweet tempered and good hearted, very amusing and very clever. With catholic sympathies...breakfasts were renowned. Whatever your creed, class, or merit — one might almost add, your character — you were a welcome guest at his matutinal meal,...
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The Life, Letters, and Friendships of Richard Monckton Milnes ..., Volume 1

Thomas Wemyss Reid - Authors, English - 1890
...quite a troubadour, as well as a member of Parliament ; travelled, sweet tempered and good hearted, very amusing and very clever. With catholic sympathies...everything, which is certainly amiable, and perhaps jugt, but disqualifies a man in some degree for the business of life, which requires for its conduct...
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The Literary Shrines of Yorkshire

J. A. Erskine Stuart - English literature - 1892 - 206 pages
...troubadour, as well as a Member of Parliament ; travelled, sweet-tempered, and goodhearted ; amusing and clever. With Catholic sympathies and an eclectic turn of mind, Mr. Vavasour saw good in everybody and everything. * * * Mr. Vavasour's breakfasts were renowned. Whatever your creed,...
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Life and Letters of the Right Honourable Robert Lowe, Viscount ..., Volume 2

Arthur Patchett Martin - 1893
...which Disraeli, in Tancred, has given of Monckton Milnes in his character of Vavasour. He writes : ' With catholic sympathies and an eclectic turn of mind,...requires for its conduct a certain degree of prejudice.' Observe that Monckton Milnes had far more of this genial scepticism of this free play of the side-lights—than...
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