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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Disraeli British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
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In literature:

He found Mr. Disraeli in company with his lady, and communicated that he had business of importance to settle with him.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
These were the days when Gladstone and Disraeli lay down together.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
Mr. Disraeli thought the scheme absurd.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
There was nothing of Disraeli's "glitter of dubious gems" about the honest phrases in which he bade Russell think imperially.
"British Supremacy & Canadian Self-Government" by J. L. Morison
In 1861 these plots were thickest, and Disraeli was for a time left almost alone.
"Studies in Contemporary Biography" by James Bryce, Viscount Bryce
The name for Martin's prototype was, of course, Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield.
"The Ego Machine" by Henry Kuttner
DISRAELI, Isaac son of, mentioned, 10: life of an attorney as distasteful to him as to Robert Clive, 10.
"Rulers of India: Lord Clive" by George Bruce Malleson
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
Nero liked to see people burnt alive; Disraeli wrote novels.
"A Novelist on Novels" by W. L. George
Disraeli attempted to take the House by storm, and palpably failed.
"Here and There in London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
In the same year Disraeli offered him the Grand Cross of the Bath and a pension.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Contrast his life with that of his contemporaries, Thackeray and Disraeli.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
He was an opponent to Disraeli's Government.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
But Disraeli had found other studies and an alien use for his pen.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
Disraeli, Mr., at Lynn, 458.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
In 1844 a correspondence on the subject took place between Peel and Disraeli shortly before the final breach occurred.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)" by A. Lawrence Lowell
Disraeli and Bulwer were among his disciples.
"Woman's Work in English Fiction" by Clara Helen Whitmore
Disraeli was not, in these matters, a Tory, and with Liberal support he carried his Bill.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
Plunket was a greater orator, by all accounts, than Gladstone or Canning, Disraeli or Bright.
"London Days" by Arthur Warren
From a literary view it is as interesting as Disraeli's famous 'Curiosities of Literature.
"The Pagan's Cup" by Fergus Hume

In news:

Local dignitaries cut the ribbon to officially open the new Disraeli Bridge last week.
Mr Reese intentionally shortened a quote from Benjamin Disraeli to serve the point he was trying to make.
Benjamin Disraeli by Adam Kirsch Nextbook/Schocken, 258 pp.
Benjamin Disraeli has been the only Jew to serve as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Author Adam Kirsch illustrates how Disraeli turned his Jewishness from a social handicap into the source of his personal allure and enduring political vision.
The Whole Disraeli Encyclopedic notes tell us what he was talking about and to whom.
In order to be a good leader, Benjamin Disraeli said, "I must follow the people.".
Cream 's 'Disraeli Gears' Released.
The 19thCentury British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli has been credited with pointing out that there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.
From Dodger 's encounter with the mad barber Sweeney Todd to his meetings with the great writer Charles Dickens and the calculating politician Benjamin Disraeli, history and fantasy intertwine.
All four lanes of the new Disraeli Freeway are slated to open Oct 19.
A Speck offers an important new portrait of Southey as the "'most powerful literary supporter of the Tories, '" and the "missing link in the development of English Conservatism between Burke and Disraeli.
"England does not love coalitions," the great Victorian statesman Benjamin Disraeli told the House of Commons, and he was right.