Collected edition of the novels and tales by ... B. Disraeli, Band 4


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Seite 142 - His life was a gyration of energetic curiosity; an insatiable whirl of social celebrity. There was not a congregation of sages and philosophers in any part of Europe which he did not attend as a brother. He was present at the camp of Kalisch in his yeomanry uniform, and assisted at the festivals of Barcelona in an Andalusian jacket. He was everywhere, and at everything ; he had gone down in a diving-bell and gone up in a balloon.
Seite 109 - Revelations ;" it is all explained. But what is most interesting, is the way in which man has been developed. You know, all is development. The principle is perpetually going on. First, there was nothing, then there was something ; then, I forget the next, I think there were shells, then fishes ; then we came, let me see, did we come next ? Never mind that ; we came at last.
Seite 167 - Full falls its splendour, however, on the. opposite city, vivid and defined in its silver blaze. A lofty wall, with turrets and towers and frequent gates, undulates with the unequal ground which it covers, as it encircles the lost capital of Jehovah. It is a city of hills, far more famous...
Seite 110 - What a spiritual mistress ! And yesterday, for a moment, I almost dreamed of kneeling with her at the Holy Sepulchre ! I must get out of this city as quickly as possible ; I cannot cope with its corruption.
Seite 71 - ... his test of priestly celebrity was the decent editorship of a Greek play. He sought for the successors of the apostles, for the stewards of the mysteries of Sinai and of Calvary, among third-rate hunters after syllables.
Seite 291 - The equality of man can only be accomplished by the sovereignty of God. The longing for fraternity can never be satisfied but under the sway of a common father.

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