Anthony Trollope


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  • ''I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Thackeray, ch. 9 (1879).
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  • ''A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. The American Senator, vol. 3, ch. xl, London, Chapman and Hall (1877).
  • ''Wine is valued by its price, not its flavour.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. The Belton Estate, vol. 3, ch. x, London, Chapman and Hall (1865).
  • ''I have no ambition to surprise my reader. Castles with unknown passages are not compatible with my homely muse.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. The Bertrams, vol. 3, ch. xiii, London, Chapman and Hall (1859).
  • ''This at least should be a rule through the letter-writing world: that no angry letter be posted till four-and-twenty hours will have elapsed since it was written.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. The Bertrams, vol. 3, ch. xviii, London, Chapman and Hall (1859).
  • ''High rank and soft manners may not always belong to a true heart.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. The Claverings, vol. 2, ch. xxvi, London, Smith, Elder (1867).
  • ''It is self-evident that at sixty-five a man has done all that he is fit to do.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. The Fixed Period, vol. 2, ch. i, Edinburgh and London, Blackwood (1882).
  • ''Some are going out to join their husbands, some to find a husband, some few peradventure to leave a husband.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. "The Journey to Panama," Lotta Schmidt: and Other Stories, vol. 1, London, Strahan (1867).
  • ''A new and terrible aristocracy was growing up among them,—the aristocracy of hidden firearms.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. The Landleaguers, vol. 3, ch. xlvi, London, Chatto and Windus (1883).
  • ''When a man wants to write a book full of unassailable facts, he always goes to the British Museum.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. The Landleaguers, vol. 3, ch. xxxii, London, Chatto and Windus (1883).

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