Frances Trollope


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Frances Milton Trollope (10 March 1779 – 6 October 1863) was an English novelist and writer who published as Mrs. Trollope or Mrs. Frances Trollope. Her first book, Domestic Manners of the Americans (1832) has been the best known, but she also published strong social novels: an anti-slavery novel said to influence the work of the American Harriet Beecher Stowe, the first industrial novel, and two ... more »

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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 ...
  • ''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 tr...
  • ''... 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 St...
  • ''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....
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