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October 24, 2011

London, 1835: Young Disraeli Disses Daniel O'Connell.

Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honorable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon.

--Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), Parliament, 1835.

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Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzbühel Desk) at October 24, 2011 11:54 PM

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