D'Israeli, Isaac (17661848)

D'Israeli, Isaac, a man of letters, born at Enfield, Middlesex; only son of a Spanish Jew settled in England, who left him a fortune, which enabled him to cultivate his taste for literature; was the author of several works, but is best known by his “Curiosities of Literature,” a work published in six vols., full of anecdotes on the quarrels and calamities of authors; was never a strict Jew; finally cut the connection, and had his children baptized as Christians (17661848).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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