Quotations From FRANCES TROLLOPE


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  • To emancipate [the slaves] entirely throughout the Union cannot, I conceive, be thought of, consistently with the safety of the country.
    Frances Trollope (1780-1863), British author. Domestic Manners of the Americans, ch. 22 (1832). Trollope had been travelling in the United States.
  • The total and universal want of manners, both in males and females, is ... remarkable ... that polish which removes the coarser and rougher parts of our nature is unknown and undreamed of.
    Frances Trollope (1780-1863), British author. Domestic Manners of the Americans, ch. 5 (1832). Of "Western America," through which Trollope was travelling.

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  • I have listened to much dull and heavy conversation in America, but rarely to any that I could strictly call silly (if I except the every where privileged class of very young ladies).
    Frances Trollope (1780-1863), British author. Domestic Manners of the Americans, ch. 5 (1832). Trollope had recently travelled extensively in the United States.

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  • ... were all America like this fair city, and all, no, only a small proportion of its population like the friends we left there, I should say, that the land was the fairest in the world.
    Frances Trollope (1780-1863), British author. Domestic Manners of the Americans, ch. 34 (1832). Trollope had been travelling through the United States; here, she referred to her departure from New York City as she embarked on her trip home to England.

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