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  • ''His untruth would not justify hers.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Emily Hotspur, in Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite, vol. 1, ch. xvii, London, Hurst and Blackett (1870).
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  • ''It has become a certainty now that if you will only advertise sufficiently you may make a fortune by selling anything.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Ferdinand Lopez, in The Prime Minister, vol. 4, ch. liv, London, Chapman and Hall (1876).
  • ''There's nothing like going on with a thing.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Frank Fenwick, in The Vicar of Bullhampton, vol. 1, ch. xxxiv, London, Bradbury, Evans (1870).
  • ''An author must be nothing if he do not love truth; a barrister must be nothing if he do.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. George Bertram, The Bertrams, vol. 3, ch. xviii, London, Chapman and Hall (1859).
  • ''"And now this is the way in which the history of your former life has reached my ears!" As he said this he held out in his hand the fatal letter.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. George Western, in Kept in the Dark, vol. 2, ch. xi, London, Chatto and Windus (1882).
  • ''It's dogged as does it.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Giles Hoggett, in The Last Chronicle of Barset, vol. 2, ch. lxi, London, Smith, Elder (1867).
  • ''Let there be no steps backward. A thought as to the manliness of persevering, of the want of manliness in yielding to depression, came to his rescue.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil, vol. 1, ch. v, London, Sampson, Low (1874).
  • ''And though it is much to be a nobleman, it is more to be a gentleman.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Jeffrey Wortle, in Doctor Wortle's School, vol. 2, ch. xx, London, Chapman and Hall (1881).
  • ''Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Lady Amelia de Courcy, Doctor Thorne, vol. 3, ch. xxxviii, London, Chapman and Hall (1858).
  • ''She would love still, but she would never again be tender till her daughter should have repudiated her base,—her monstrous engagement.''
    Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Lady Anna, vol. 2, ch. xx, London, Chapman and Hall (1874).

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