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  • n  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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  • Gratitude
    I feel a very unusual sensation — if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude. —Benjamin Disraeli?
    July 2, 2013 - Mona Charen via Yahoo! News

  • Trey Anastasio in Rolling Stone
    I grew up loving Ravel and Eric Clapton equally,Trey says. "So I kept saying to Don, 'why can't we have a piece of music that's half Ravel and half Cream's Disraeli Gears?"
  • Leon Panetta in New York Times
    I think he'd like to be remembered as a 21st-century Disraeli,said Leon Panetta, a Democratic member of the group, referring to the 19th-century British statesman and prime minister. "I think deep down he is someone who believes that his...
  • Billy Bob Thornton in E Canada Now
    Billy Bob said: "I have a phobia of Benjamin Disraeli's hair." "I was watching some old movie once, I don't remember the name of it, but Benjamin Disraeli was a character in it." "He was in this old, weird room, with old heavy drapes,...

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