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Disraeli

Benjamin, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield. 1804--81, British Tory statesman and novelist; prime minister (1868; 1874--80). He gave coherence to the Tory principles of protectionism and imperialism, was responsible for the Reform Bill (1867) and, as prime minister, bought a controlling interest in the Suez Canal. His novels include Coningsby (1844) and Sybil (1845)
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Following the election of Peel's Conservative government and Disraeli's failure to gain ministerial office, Disraeli used the novel to present his own political philosophy, via the Young England trilogy (1844-1847).
Disraeli subtitled his book, "Two Nations", a hint of conflict, perhaps revolution, to come.
Mr Miliband said: "I didn't become leader of the Labour Party to reinvent the world of Disraeli or Attlee but I do believe in that spirit, that spirit of one nation.
In Tancred (1847), the only Disraeli novel Himmelfarb discusses at length, the author's spokesman Sidonia sees crypto-Jews managing affairs everywhere, as professors, ambassadors, generals, cabinet members; he also wonders whether Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven were Jewish.
The milk delivery in Disraeli Street Road - and our family name was Savage.
He soon became a convinced free trader, vigorously supporting Peel's economic reforms against the protectionist majority within his own party, including Disraeli.
Disraeli was Jewish, a self-made novelist with a preference for dandyish clothes.
Or back in the 1990s we were still lighting homes with gas lamps like Disraeli.
Gladstone, who was prime minister four times and was still in Downing Street when he was 84, a feat no British prime minister has equalled, was one of two titanic figures-the other being Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)--who presided over Victorian politics.
The topics include Disraeli, the religion of the fathers, toward a theory of culture, and Wilde as a modern prophet.
It belonged to a giant of the Victorian era - Benjamin Disraeli, one of Britain's finest Prime Ministers and statesmen, who was played by Anthony Sher in the movie Mrs Brown.
Senior portfolio manager, David Disraeli said, "We have outperformed the S&P 500 for the past eight consecutive years, and with less than a 70% equity exposure.