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" for life in general there is but one decree. Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle; Old Age a regret. Do not suppose,' he added, smiling, 'that I hold that youth is genius; all that I say is, that genius, when young, is divine. Why, the greatest captains... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 144
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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The world of moral and religious anecdote, gathered by E.P. Hood

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1870
...divine. Why the greatest captains of ancient and modern times both conquered Italy at five-and -twenty ! Youth, extreme youth, overthrew the Persian empire....Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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The Juvenile instructor and companion, Volumes 22-23

1871
...blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret. Do not suppose I hold youth is genius ; all that I mean is that genius, when young, is divine. Why, the greatest...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times ; — had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, next year he would have been emperor of Mauritania....
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 24

David Thomas - 1871
...of ancient and modern times both conquered Italy at five and twenty! Youth, extreme youth, overthrow the Persian Empire. Don John of Austria won Lepanto at twentyfive — the greatest battle of modern times. Had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year ho would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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The new cyclopędia of illustrative anecdote [by E.S.P.].

E S. P - 1872
...struggle ; old age a regret. Do not suppose that I hold that youth is genins ; all that is genins, when young, is divine. Why, the greatest captains...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times. Had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year ho would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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The New Cyclopaedia of Illustrative Anecdote, Religious and Moral: Original ...

Anecdotes - 1872 - 559 pages
...; all that is genius, when young, is divine. Why, the greatest captains of ancient and modern tunes both conquered Italy at five-and-twenty ! Youth, extreme...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern tunes. Had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 9

James Comper Gray - 1876
...manhood a struggle : old age a regret. Do not suppose that I hold that youth is genius ; all that is genius. when young, is divine. Why, the greatest captains...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times ; — had it not been for the jealousy of Philip. the next year he would have been emperor of...
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The Romance of Biography: Chapters on the Strange and Wonderful in Human Life

Edwin Paxton Hood - Biography as a literary form - 1876 - 383 pages
...along, in a wellknown passage, through a famous summary ; the passage is from " Coningsby " : — " The greatest captains of ancient and modern times...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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The new cyclopędia of illustrative anecdote [by E.S.P.].

E S. P - 1880
...manhood a struggle ; old age a regret. Do not suppose that I hold that youth is genius ; all that is genius, when young, is divine. Why, the greatest captains...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times. Had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been Emperor of Mauritania....
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Boys and their ways, by one who knows them

Boys - 1880 - 331 pages
...of heroes is the history of youth. " The greatest captains of ancient and modern times/' he says, " both conquered Italy at five-and-twenty. Youth, extreme...Lepanto at twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been emperor of Mauritania....
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The world of moral and religious anecdote, gathered by E.P. Hood

World - 1880
...Persian empire. Don John of Austria won Lepanto at twenty -five — the greatest battle of modern times; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next...been Emperor of Mauritania. Gaston de Foix was only twenty -two when he stood a victor on the plain of Ravenna. Every one remembers Cond^ and Rocroy at...
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