D’Israeli, the younger, is quite his own character of Vivian Grey, crowded with talent, but very soigné of his curls, and a bit of a coxcomb. There is no reserve about him, however, and he is the only joyous dandy I ever saw.
Quoted from: N.F.W.: “Traveling Sketches”. In: The Rural Repository. Vol. XI, No. 23, April 11, 1835: 182.