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" ... ^THE BAR — pooh ! law and bad jokes till we are forty; and then, with the most brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate, I must be a great lawyer ; and, to be a great lawyer, I must give up my chance... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 26
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 207

English literature - 1907
...Vivian Grey's views upon a lawyer's prospects are sufficiently suggestive. ' The bar (he says), pooli ! Law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with the most brilliant success, the prospects of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate I must be a great lawyer ; and...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 207

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1907
...Vivian Grey's views upon a lawyer's prospects are sufficiently suggestive. ' The bar (he says), pooh I Law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with the most brilliant success, the prospects of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate I must be a great lawyer ; and...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 207

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1907
...But Vivian Grey's views upon a lawyer's prospects are sufficiently suggestive. 'The bar (lie says), pooh! Law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with the most brilliant success, the prospects of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate I must be a great lawyer ; and...
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Disraeli and Gladstone

David Churchill Somervell - Great Britain - 1925 - 311 pages
...Vivian at eighteen surveying the possibilities of his career 'The idea of Oxford was an insult.' . . .THE BAR — pooh ! law and bad jokes till we are...brilliant success the prospect of gout and a coronet. . .THE SERVICES in war time are fit only for desperadoes (and that truly am I) ; but in peace are fit...
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Benjamin Disraeli in Spain, Malta, and Albania 1830-32: A Monograph

Donald Sultana - Literary Criticism - 1976 - 78 pages
...hero in Vivian Grey" who, in surveying the various professions for a living, dismisses the bar with 'pooh ! law and bad jokes till we are forty; and then,...brilliant success, the prospect of gout and a coronet'. Barron Field was well known in literary circles in London as a miscellaneous writer and as a friend...
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The Fortnightly, Volume 4; Volume 10

1868
...inquire, in the plenitude of his ambition, in what manner he can obtain his magnificent ends : — " Tho Bar — pooh ; law and bad jokes till we are forty...coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate, I must bo a great lawyer ; and to be a great lawyer, I must give up my chance of being a groat man. Tho Services...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 207

1907
...But Vivian Grey's views upon a lawyer's prospects are sufficiently suggestive. ' The bar (he says), pooh ! Law and bad jokes till we are forty, and then, with the most brilliant success, the prospects of gout and a coronet. Besides, to succeed as an advocate I must be a great lawyer ; and...
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