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Side of the Angels

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Punch, Dec. 10, 1864, contains a cartoon of Disraeli, dressing for an Oxford bal masqué, as an angel, and underneath the cartoon are these words

“The question is, is man an ape or an angel? I am on the side of the angels.”—Disraeli’s Oxford Speech, Friday, Nov. 25 (1864).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sicilian Dishes (Sicŭlæ dapēs)
Sicilian Vespers
Sick Man (The)
Sick as a Cat
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Siddons (Mrs.)
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