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Disraeli wrote: " What pluck to mount those dreadful stairs at three o ' clock in the morning, and eighty years of age!
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In 1824, Disraeli toured Belgium and the Rhine Valley with his father and later wrote that it was while travelling on the Rhine that he decided to abandon the law: " I determined when descending those magical waters that I would not be a lawyer.
In the course of 1825, Disraeli wrote three anonymous pamphlets for Powles, promoting the companies.
During the 1840s Disraeli wrote three political novels collectively known as " the Trilogy "– Sybil, Coningsby, and Tancred.
" Looking on from the House of Lords, the Duke of Argyll wrote that Disraeli " was like a subaltern in a great battle where every superior officer was killed or wounded.
Disraeli wrote a personal letter to Gladstone, asking him to place the good of the party above personal animosity: " Every man performs his office, and there is a Power, greater than ourselves, that disposes of all this ..." In responding to Disraeli Gladstone denied that personal feelings played any role in his decision then and previously to accept office, while acknowledging that there were differences between him and Derby " broader than you may have supposed.
Disraeli had been unimpressed by Mary Anne when he first met her, but he came to understand that she was shrewder than her outwardly silly manner and non-sequiturs had led him to believe, and she was a great help to him in editing the books he wrote.
Cranborne studied Baxter's statistics and on 21 February he met Lord Carnarvon, who wrote in his diary: " He is firmly convinced now that Disraeli has played us false, that he is attempting to hustle us into his measure, that Lord Derby is in his hands and that the present form which the question has now assumed has been long planned by him ".
" Figures often beguile me ," he wrote, " particularly when I have the arranging of them myself ; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: ' There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
His maiden speech, delivered in his first session, prompted compliments from Harcourt and Disraeli, who wrote to the Queen of Churchill's ' energy and natural flow '.
Benjamin Disraeli, later to become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, stayed there for a month in September – October 1845 and wrote in a letter to his sister Sarah that he considered it " an extremely savage place ; few of the inhabitants, & none of the humbler classes, talk French, there is no library, bookseller's shop, nor newspaper of any sort ...
In January 1939 the National Book Club published a new English edition of Mein Kampf, for which Bryant wrote a foreword praising Hitler ( with reservations: he denounced Nazi persecution of Jews ) and comparing him to Benjamin Disraeli.
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Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel passed over Disraeli when putting together his government in 1841 and Disraeli, hurt, gradually became a sharp critic of Peel's government, often deliberately adopting positions contrary to those of his nominal chief.
Although Edward was not a diligent student — his true talents were those of charm, sociability and tact — Benjamin Disraeli described him as informed, intelligent, and of sweet manner.
Disraeli introduced his Bill on 18 March and it would extend the suffrage to all rate-paying householders of two years ' residence, dual voting for graduates or those of a learned profession, or those with £ 50 in governments funds or in the Bank of England or a savings bank.
When it came to the vote, however, this bill split the Liberal Party: this was partly engineered by Benjamin Disraeli, who incited those threatened by the bill to rise up against it.
But just as Catholic Emancipation was brought about by a Tory Prime Minister in 1829, or substantial voting reforms brought about by Disraeli and the Conservatives, thus winning support from a crucial minority of those originally opposed to either, the support of a prominent hardline Protestant leader for Catholic Emancipation might have made all the difference to Irish history.
Historians see Bentinck's participation as vital, for the majority of those who opposed repeal were country gentlemen, who were far more likely to follow the son of a Duke than Disraeli, an Anglicized Sephardic-Jewish literary figure of somewhat ill-repute.
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Furthermore, John Murray believed that Disraeli had caricatured him and abused his confidence – an accusation denied at the time, and by the official biography, although subsequent biographers ( notably Blake ) have sided with Murray.
One contemporary who tried to bridge the gap, William Makepeace Thackeray, established a tentative cordial relationship in the late 1840s only to see everything collapse when Disraeli took offence at a burlesque of him which Thackeray penned for Punch.
" Further, at the time Gallomania was published, Disraeli was in fact electioneering in High Wycombe in the Radical interest.
With Gladstone's refusal Derby and Disraeli looked elsewhere and settled on Disraeli's old friend Edward Bulwer-Lytton, who became Secretary of State for the Colonies ; Derby's son Lord Stanley, succeeded Ellenborough at the Board of Control.
Disraeli and Queen Victoria, during the latter's visit to Hughenden Manor at the height of the Eastern crisis.
A leading proponent of the Great Game, Disraeli introduced the Royal Titles Act 1876, which created Queen Victoria Empress of India, putting her at the same level as the Russian Tsar.
Disraeli scored another diplomatic success at the Congress of Berlin in 1878, in preventing Bulgaria from gaining full independence, limiting the growing influence of Russia in the Balkans and breaking up the League of the Three Emperors.
Her wish to be buried there was granted after she left an estate sworn at under £ 40, 000, of which Disraeli received over £ 30, 000.
Although born of Jewish parents, Disraeli was baptised in the Christian faith at the age of twelve, and remained an observant Anglican for the rest of his life.
The government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, conferred the additional title upon her by an Act of Parliament, reputedly to assuage the monarch's irritation at being, as a mere Queen, notionally inferior to her own daughter ( Princess Victoria was the wife of the reigning German Emperor ); the Indian Imperial designation was also formally justified as the expression of Britain succeeding as paramount ruler of the subcontinent the former Mughal ' Padishah of Hind ', using indirect rule through hundreds of princely states formally under protection, not colonies, but accepting the British Sovereign as their suzerain.
In fact, at their 2005 reunion shows in London, Cream played only three songs from Disraeli Gears: " Outside Woman Blues ", " We're Going Wrong ," and " Sunshine of Your Love.
This is the second time this has occurred ; Stafford Northcote lived in Number 10 at one point, while Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli occupied Number 11.
The Green Goddess was filmed in 1929 and completed before Disraeli, but was held out of release until 1930 at the request of Arliss because he felt this film was a better vehicle for his talkie debut.
" Once, at a house party where Lord Hardinge, a great soldier of the day, was in the room next to the Disraelis, Mary Anne announced at breakfast that she had slept the night before between the greatest soldier ( Hardinge ) and the greatest orator ( Disraeli ) of their times, and Lady Hardinge was definitely not amused.
The Green Goddess was filmed in 1929 and completed before Disraeli ( 1929 ), but was held out of release until later at the request of George Arliss because he felt the other film was a better vehicle for his talkie debut.
Palmerston rejected an offer from Disraeli to become Conservative leader, but he attended the meeting of 6 June 1859 in Willis's Rooms at St James Street where the Liberal Party was formed.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and Magical Mystery Tour ), Small Faces (" Itchycoo Park "), Eric Burdon & The Animals ( Winds of Change ), The Doors ( The Doors and Strange Days ), Jefferson Airplane ( Surrealistic Pillow and After Bathing at Baxter's ), Pink Floyd ( The Piper at the Gates of Dawn ), Love ( Forever Changes ), Cream ( Disraeli Gears ), The Rolling Stones ( Their Satanic Majesties Request ), The Who ( The Who Sell Out ), The Velvet Underground ( The Velvet Underground & Nico ), Procol Harum ( Procol Harum ), and The Jimi Hendrix Experience ( Are You Experienced?
; 1851: Correspondence between Lord Stanley, whose father became British Prime Minister the following year, and Benjamin Disraeli, who became Chancellor of the Exchequer alongside him, records Disraeli's proto-Zionist views: " He then unfolded a plan of restoring the nation to Palestine – said the country was admirably suited for them – the financiers all over Europe might help – the Porte is weak – the Turks / holders of property could be bought out – this, he said, was the object of his life ...." Coningsby was merely a feeler – my views were not fully developed at that time – since then all I have written has been for one purpose.
Although the Treasury paid for the cost of repairs, as it had done in the past, Disraeli now insisted it should also bear the cost of furnishings at least in the public areas.
Samuel Warren attacked him as Venom Tuft in Ten Thousand a Year ; and Disraeli aimed at him partially in Ste Barbe ( in Endymion ), though the satire here was directed primarily against Thackeray.