Anthony Trollope


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  • ''When the ivy has found its tower, when the delicate creeper has found its strong wall, we know how the parasite plants grow and prosper.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Barchester Towers, vol. 3, ch. xlix, London, Longman (1857).
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  • ''"Cham" is the only thing to screw one up when one is down a peg.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Captain Clutterbuck, in Phineas Finn, vol. 2, ch. xix, London, Virtue (1869).
  • ''I think the greatest rogues are they who talk most of their honesty.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Undecimus Scott, The Three Clerks, vol. 3, ch. xxiv, London, Bentley (1858).
  • ''Passionate love, I take it, rarely lasts long, and is very troublesome while it does last. Mutual esteem is very much more valuable.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Caroline Waddington, The Bertrams, vol. 3, ch. xxviii, London, Chapman and Hall (1859).
  • ''A husband is very much like a house or a horse.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Violet Effingham, in Phineas Finn, vol. 2, ch. x, London, Virtue (1869).
  • ''I don't see the good of a country gentleman. Buying and selling;Mthat's what the world has to go by.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Cockey, in The Vicar of Bullhampton, vol. 1, ch. xxix, London, Bradbury, Evans (1870).
  • ''It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Dean Lovelace, in Is He Popenjoy?, Vol. 3, ch. lxi, London, Chapman and Hall (1878).
  • ''There is no road to wealth so easy and respectable as that of matrimony; that is, of course, provided that the aspirant declines the slow course of honest work.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Doctor Thorne, ch. 18 (1858).
  • ''The Lady Amelia would not for worlds have had the de Courcy blood defiled; but gold she thought could not defile.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Doctor Thorne, vol. 3, ch. vi, London, Chapman and Hall (1858).
  • ''A fellow oughtn't to let his family property go to pieces.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Dolly Longestaffe, in The Way We Live Now, vol. 2, ch. xxviii, London, Chapman and Hall (1875).

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