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History (332) Samuel Smiles (20)
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As Good as his Word
Music: Alice Mary Smith
Benjamin Disraeli did not make a promising start to his Parliamentary career - but he did start with a promise.

AS an orator too, his first appearance in the House of Commons was a failure. Though composed in a grand and ambitious strain, every sentence was hailed with “loud laughter.” But he concluded with a sentence which embodied a prophecy.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Hail. Hale.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Fault. Study. Do.

Use together in one sentence: Recollection. Young. Set oneself to.

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