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The young Disraeli , by virtue not only of racial origin - and physically he was very
much the Jew – but also of education and social status , was outside the classes
in which power resided . His position was inevitably ambiguous . And he had to ...
Disraeli combined a curiously romantic , indeed histrionic , imagination with a
genius for the necessary compromises and calculating realism of ordinary politics
. This romantic imagination is seen at its most grandiose not in Coningsby but in ...
compared with the lineage of the Jew . And Sidonia , the mysterious horseman
who is richer than Rothschild , who is the adviser of kings and the maker of
governments , who is immune from ordinary human passion , is - Disraeli himself
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The Eighteenth Century
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