Posts Tagged ‘Benjamin Disraeli’

  • The 150-Year-Old Riddle That’s Never Been Solved

    The 150-Year-Old Riddle That’s Never Been Solved

    May 8th, 2014 | Riddles | journalpulp | 86 Comments

    Bishop Samuel (“Soapy Sam”) Wilberforce, who once famously debated Charles Darwin’s protege Thomas Huxley — Darwin himself had been slated to debate Wilberforce but got sick and sent Huxley in his stead — was regardedĀ in nineteenth-century England (by his friends and enemies alike) as among the most forceful public speakers of his day. The writer […]

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