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Benjamin Disraeli: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 80quotes from Benjamin Disraeli and 59 selected facts about Benjamin Disraeli. All Disraeli's grandparents and great grandparents were born in Italy. His novel Venetia,... More > a romance based on the characters of Shelley and Byron, was written quickly to raise much-needed money. "Dizzy married me for my money," his wife said later, "But, if he had the chance again, he would marry me for love." Disraeli is considered to be the pioneer of the political novel. “The secret to success is constancy of purpose.” “Everything comes if a man will only wait.” “How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.” “Justice is truth in action.” “Life is too short to be small.” “Little things affect little minds.” “Silence is the mother of truth.” “Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” “Man is only great when he acts from passion.”< Less
Benjamin Disraeli: His Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is a collection of fundamental quotes and aphorisms of Benjamin Disraeli. It grants his reflections on subjects ranging from Politics to Religion: “The secret to success is constancy... More > of purpose.” “Everything comes if a man will only wait.” “How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.” “Justice is truth in action.” “Life is too short to be small.” “Little things affect little minds.” “Silence is the mother of truth.” “Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” “Man is only great when he acts from passion.”< Less
Victorian Novelists Series-Seven-Benjamin Disraeli By Students’ Academy
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Introduction 4 Childhood and Early life 7 Professional Career 12 Politics 16 Opposition 29 Premiership of Benjamin Disraeli 35 First Disraeli Ministry 35 Second Disraeli... More > Ministry 38 Imperialism 40 Twilight Years 44 Judaism 46 Brief Description of Major Works 47 Vivian Grey 47 Coningsby 50 Sybil 53 Tancred 57 Lothair 60 Endymion 63 ........................ Print ISBN: 978-1-257-02654-8< Less
Victorian Novelists Series-Seven-Benjamin Disraeli By Students’ Academy
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Introduction 4 Childhood and Early life 7 Professional Career 12 Politics 16 Opposition 29 Premiership of Benjamin Disraeli 35 First Disraeli Ministry 35 Second Disraeli... More > Ministry 38 Imperialism 40 Twilight Years 44 Judaism 46 Brief Description of Major Works 47 Vivian Grey 47 Coningsby 50 Sybil 53 Tancred 57 Lothair 60 Endymion 63 ........................ Print ISBN: 978-1-257-02654-8< Less
Curiosities of Literature : Volume III (Illustrated) By Isaac Disraeli
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“Of a work which long has been placed on that shelf which Voltaire has discriminated as la Bibliothèque du Monde, it is never mistimed for the author to offer the many, who are familiar... More > with its pages, a settled conception of its design. The "Curiosities of Literature," commenced fifty years since, have been composed at various periods, and necessarily partake of those successive characters which mark the eras of the intellectual habits of the writer.”< Less
Curiosities of Literature : Volume II (Illustrated) By Isaac Disraeli
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“Of a work which long has been placed on that shelf which Voltaire has discriminated as la Bibliothèque du Monde, it is never mistimed for the author to offer the many, who are familiar... More > with its pages, a settled conception of its design. The "Curiosities of Literature," commenced fifty years since, have been composed at various periods, and necessarily partake of those successive characters which mark the eras of the intellectual habits of the writer.”< Less
Curiosities of Literature : Volume I (Illustrated) By Isaac Disraeli
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“Of a work which long has been placed on that shelf which Voltaire has discriminated as la Bibliothèque du Monde, it is never mistimed for the author to offer the many, who are familiar... More > with its pages, a settled conception of its design. The "Curiosities of Literature," commenced fifty years since, have been composed at various periods, and necessarily partake of those successive characters which mark the eras of the intellectual habits of the writer.”< Less
Literary Character of Men of Genius (Illustrated) By Isaac Disraeli
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This volume comprises my writings on subjects chiefly of our vernacular literature. Now collected together, they offer a unity of design, and afford to the general reader and to the student of... More > classical antiquity some initiation into our national Literature. It is presumed also, that they present materials for thinking not solely on literary topics; authors and books are not alone here treated of,—a comprehensive view of human nature necessarily enters into the subject from the diversity of the characters portrayed, through the gradations of their faculties, the influence of their tastes, and those incidents of their lives prompted by their fortunes or their passions. This present volume, with its brother "CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE," now constitute a body of reading which may awaken knowledge in minds only seeking amusement, and refresh the deeper studies of the learned by matters not unworthy of their curiosity.< Less
Henrietta Temple: A Love Story (Esprios Classics) By Benjamin Disraeli
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Henrietta Temple. A Love Story (1837) was based on Disraeli’s secret affair with the married woman, Lady Henrietta Sykes, with whom he broke the relationship in 1836, when he found out that she... More > had taken another lover. This semi-autobiographical novel is a good account of Disraeli’s early passionate relationship and his ambivalence towards women. He abandons the political theme in the novel and concentrates almost entirely on the love story. In addition to the interest of the autobiographical element, the novel also poses some questions about the identity of the main male character. Illustrated by Francis Vaux Wilson< Less
Coningsby By BENJAMIN DISRAELI
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BENJAMIN DISRAELI Coningsby Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, was not only a great figure in English politics in the nineteenth century; he was also a novelist of brilliant powers. Born in... More > London on December 21, 1804, the son of Isaac D'Israeli, the future Prime Minister of England was first articled to a solicitor; but he quickly turned from this to politics. Disraeli was leader of the Conservative Party in the House of Commons in 1847; he was twice Prime Minister. In 1876 he was created Earl of Beaconsfield.< Less