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I think that the interpretation of the statement as extremely aristocratic lords looking down upon Queen Victoria and the royal family as persons of lower status is rather unlikely to be the correct one. Instead such statements more probably refer to her ability to keep in touch with the opinions of the middle class. Many of the noble titles in England go ...


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This has been quoted a few times, in slight variation, like here, with attribution indeed to Disraeli: — Harry Blamires: "The Victorian Age of Literature", Longman literature guides, Longman, 1988. p10 (gBooks) And used here as well: He [Prince Albert] never became really popular with the aristocracy or the working man, but it was otherwise with ...


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