1844 (1804-1881) | Prime Minister
Prime Minister of England
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.
The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with emperors, kings and ministers, but also with the secret societies which have everywhere their unscrupulous agents, and can at the last moment upset all the governments' plans.
In a novel he published in 1844 called Coningsby, the New Generation.
2nd para in 1876.