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September 19, 2013

Heroes: Benjamin Disraeli.

I cannot be silent. I have had to struggle against a storm of political hate and malice which few men ever experienced.

--Young MP Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), asking Robert Peel for a post in the Peel Ministry in an 1841 letter. Peel refused him.

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"Dizzy"

Posted by JD Hull at September 19, 2013 11:00 PM

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