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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 Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, K. G., and ..., Volume 1

Alexander Charles Ewald - Great Britain - 1881 - 1198 pages
...of the chief characters of the book, after eulogising the power and opportunities of gifted youth. "Youth is a blunder ; Manhood a struggle ; Old Age...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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Coningsby

Benjamin Disraeli - 1881
...not suppose,' he added, smiling, 'that 1 hold that youth is genins ; all that I say is, that genins, when young, is divine. Why, the greatest captains...been Emperor of Mauritania. Gaston de Foix was only twenty. two when he stood a victor on the plain of Ravenna. Every one remembers Conde and Rocroy at...
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The Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, K. G., and ..., Volume 1

Alexander Charles Ewald - Great Britain - 1881 - 1198 pages
...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...twenty-two when he stood a victor on the plain of Bavenna. Every one remembers Condd and Rocroy at the same age. Gustavus Adolphus died at thirty-eight....
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Benjamin Disraeli, earl of Beaconsfield, a biography 2 vols, Volume 1

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1881
...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 twentyfive — 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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Seed Corn for the Sower: Or, Thoughts, Themes and Illustrations for the ...

Christopher Perren - Sermons - 1889 - 422 pages
...; all that is genius when young is divine. Why, the greatest captains of ancient and modern Ttimes both conquered Italy at five-and-twenty ! Youth, extreme...Lepanto at twentyfive — the greatest battle of modern times ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year he would have been emperor of Mauritainia....
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Disraeli in Outline

Frederick Carroll Brewster - 1890 - 394 pages
...life in general there is but one decree. Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret." " The greatest captains of ancient and modern times...was only twenty-two when he stood a victor on the plane of Ravenna. Everyone remembers Conde and Rocroy at the same age. Gustavus Adolphus died at thirty-eight....
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 30

William Thomas Stead - 1904
..." Why, the greatest captains of ancient and modern times both conquered Italy at five and twenty ! Youth, extreme youth, overthrew the Persian Empire....twenty-five — the greatest battle of modern time : ... Gaston de Foix was only twenty-two when he stood a victor on the plain of Ravenna. Everyone remembers...
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Miscellaneous Notes and Queries, Volume 12

Questions and answers - 1894
...young is divine. Why, the greatest captains of ancient and modern times both conquered Italy at 25 ! Youth, extreme youth, overthrew the Persian empire. Don John of Austria won Lepanto at 24 — the greatest battle of modern time ; had it not been for the jealousy of Philip, the next year...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1903
...is, that genius, when young, is divine. Why, the greatest captains of ancient and modem times loth owerful Letters on tlte wher. he stood a victor on the plain of Ravenna. Every one remembers Conde and Rocroy at the same age....
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Benjamin Disraeli: An Unconventional Biography, Volume 2

Wilfrid Meynell - 1903 - 520 pages
...of succeeding generations of Bertie Tremaines: "Do not suppose that I hold that youth is genius; all I say is that genius, when young, is divine. Why,...Empire. Don John of Austria won Lepanto at twenty-five. Gaston de Foix was only twenty-two when he stood a victor on the plain of Ravenna. Every one remembers...
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