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  • BENJAMIN DISRAELI BEACONSFIELD, Earl of (1804-1881), British statesman, second child and eldest son of Isaac D'Israeli and Maria Basevi, who were married in 1802, was born at No.
  • That it was fully sanctioned by his intellect at maturity is evident; but the vindication of unbiased choice would not have been readily accepted had Disraeli abandoned Judaism of his own will at the pushing Vivian Grey period or after.
  • His name, the foreign look of him, and some pronounced incompatibilities not all chargeable to young Disraeli (as afterwards the name came to be spelt), soon raised a crop of troubles.
  • But Disraeli had found other studies and an alien use for his pen.
  • Dr Smiles, in his Memoirs of John Murray, tells of certain pamphlets on the brightening prospects of the Spanish South American colonies, then in the first enjoyment of emancipation - pamphlets seemingly written for a Mr Powles, head of a great financial firm, whose acquaintance Disraeli had made.
 

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