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#1. As he cared no longer for the light that lies in a lady's eye, there was not much left to him in the world but cards and racing. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#2. Of all hatreds that the world produces, a wife's hatred for her husband, when she does hate him, is the strongest. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#3. I have passed the period of a woman's life when as a woman she is loved; but I have have not outlived the power of loving. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#4. CHAPTER XXIX THE SENATOR'S LETTER - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#5. 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. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#6. side. When she tries to explain her passion for it he reminds her how Anthony Trollope wrote all his books after a hard day's work at the Post Office. - Author: Marcia Willett
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#7. A man's own dinner is to himself so important that he cannot bring himself to believe that it is a matter utterly indifferent to anyone else. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#8. Every man to himself is the centre of the whole world; - the axle on which it all turns. All knowledge is but his own perception of the things around him. All love, and care for others, and solicitude for the world's welfare, are but his own feelings as to the world's wants and the world's merits. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#9. I doubt whether any girl would be satisfied with her lover's mind if she knew the whole of it. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#10. Oh! do look at Miss Oriel's bonnet the next time you see her. I cannot understand why it should be so, but I am sure of this - no English fingers could put together such a bonnet as that; and I am nearly sure that no French fingers could do it in England. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#11. Gentle reader, did you ever feel yourself snubbed? Did you ever, when thinking much of your own importance, find yourself suddenly reduced to a nonentity? Such was Eleanor's feeling now. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#12. Gift bread chokes in a man's throat and poisons his blood, and sits like lead upon the heart. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#13. The end of a novel, like the end of children's dinner-party, must be made up of sweetmeats and sugar-plum - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#14. I've recently rediscovered Anthony Trollope. I used to read him back in college, and a friend turned me on to a whole new series of his work, 'The Palliser Series.' It's a series of seven or eight books. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#15. I don't believe the 'Evening Pulpit' can prove it, - and I'm sure that they can't attempt to prove it without an expense of three or four thousand pounds. That's a game in which nobody wins but the lawyers. I wonder - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#16. It's dogged as does it. It ain't thinking about it. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#17. A woman's weapon is her tongue. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#18. If I had a husband I should want a good one, a man with a head on his shoulders, and a heart. Even if I were young and good-looking, I doubt whether I could please myself. As it is I am likely to be taken bodily to heaven, as to become any man's wife. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#19. He's a very handsome man, is the captain," said Jeaneatte ...
"You shouldn't think about handsome men, child," said Mrs. Greenow.
"And I'm sure I don't," said Jeanette. "Not more than anybody else; but if a man is handsome, ma'am, why, it stands to reason that he is handsome. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#20. If one wants to keep one's self straight, one has to work hard at it, one way or the other. I suppose it all comes from the fall of Adam. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#21. Thackeray's a good writer and Flaubert is a great artist. Trollope is a good writer and Dickens is a great artist. Colette is a very good writer and Proust is a great artist. Katherine Anne Porter was an extremely good writer and Willa Cather was a great artist. - Author: Truman Capote
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#22. Heroes in books should be so much better than heroes got up for the world's common wear and tear - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#23. The world's tragedy is that men love women, women love children, and children love hamsters. - Author: Joanna Trollope
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#24. But the country is changing." "It's going to the dogs, I think; - about as fast as it can go." "We build churches much faster than we used to do." "Do we say our prayers in them when we have built them?" asked the Squire. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#25. Frank Gresham, when twitted with being a Whig, foreswore the de Courcy family; and then, when ridiculed as having been thrown over by the Tories, foreswore his father's old friends. So - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#26. Conduct! Is conduct everything? One may conduct oneself excellently, and yet break one's heart. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#27. Few men do understand the nature of a woman's heart till years have robbed such understanding of its value. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#28. It has now become the doctrine of a large clan of politicians that political honesty is unnecessary, slow, subversive of a man's interests, and incompatible with quick onward movement. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#29. Mrs Grantly after her father's death. This matter, therefore, had been taken out of the warden's hands - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#30. Since woman's rights have come up a young woman is better able to fight her own battle. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#31. There's nothing like going on with a thing. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#32. CHAPTER XXXIV MARY'S LETTER - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#33. Men will love to the last, but they love what is fresh and new. A woman's love can live on the recollection of the past, and cling to what is old and ugly. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#34. A farmer's horse is never lame, never unfit to go. Never throws out curbs, never breaks down before or behind. Like his master he is never showy. He does not paw and prance, and arch his neck, and bid the world admire his beauties ... and when he is wanted, he can always do his work. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#35. Shall a man have nothing of his own; -- no sorrow in his heart, no care in his family, no thought in his breast so private and special to him, but that, if he happen to be a clergyman, the bishop may touch it with his thumb?'
I am not the bishop's thumb,' said Mr. Thumble - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#36. CHAPTER XVI MR. GOTOBED'S PHILANTHROPY - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#37. Perhaps there is no position more perilous to a man's honesty thanthat?of knowing himselftobe quiteloved by a girl whom he almost loves himself. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#38. (On Charles Dickens) It has been the peculiarity and the marvel of this man's power, that he has invested his puppets with a charm that has enabled him to dispense with human nature. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#39. We can generally read a man's purpose towards us in his manner, if his purposes are of much moment to us. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#40. But facts always convince, and another man's opinion rarely convinces. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#41. If there's anything Trollope novels always take seriously, it is money - how it flows from one character to another, how it is managed, who has it, who deserves it, and what it means to a character, male or female. - Author: Jane Smiley
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#42. They say that faint heart never won fair lady. It is amazing to me how fair ladies are won, so faint are often men's hearts! - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#43. A man's mind will very gradually refuse to make itself up until it is driven and compelled by emergency. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#44. The double pleasure of pulling down an opponent, and of raising oneself, is the charm of a politician's life. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#45. It is the test of a novel writer's art that he conceal his snake-in-the-grass; but the reader may be sure that it is always there. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#46. Let's have another bottle of 'cham,'" said Captain Clutterbuck, when their dinner was nearly over. "'Cham' is the only thing to screw one up when one is down a peg. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#47. It is easy to love one's enemy when one is making fine speeches; but so difficult to do so in the actual everyday work of life. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#48. A man who desires to soften another man's heart, should always abuse himself. In softening a woman's heart, he should abuse her. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#49. An adaptation I was working on of Trollope's 'The Pallisers' has been axed by the BBC ... I was also going to do Dickens' 'Dombey and Son' but they've asked me to do 'David Copperfield' instead. - Author: Andrew Davies
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#50. For there is no folly so great as keeping one's sorrows hidden. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#51. The good and the bad mix themselves so thoroughly in our thoughts, even in our aspirations, that we must look for excellence rather in overcoming evil than in freeing ourselves from its influence. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#52. An accepted lover, who deserves to have been accepted, should devote every hour at his command to his mistress. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#53. Rest and quiet are the comforts of those who have been content to remain in obscurity. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#54. Credit is a matter so subtle in its essence, that, as it may be obtained almost without reason, so, without reason, may it be made to melt away. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#55. Each had treated the girl as an encumbrance he was to undertake, - at a very great price. But - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#56. Then Lady Chiltern argued the matter on views directly opposite to those which she had put forward when discussing the matter with her husband. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#57. The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#58. Lord Chiltern recognizes the great happiness of having a grievance. It would be a pity that so great a blessing should be thrown away upon him. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#59. Situated on an island which I think it will one day cover, it rises like Venice from the sea, and like that fairest of cities in the days of her glory, receives into its lap tribute of all the riches of the earth. - Author: Frances Trollope
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#60. CHAPTER LXIX SCROBBY'S TRIAL - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#61. No one, probably, ever felt himself to be more alone in the world than our old friend,* the Duke of Omnium, when the Duchess died. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#62. In such families as [Nidderdale's], when such results have been achieved, it is generally understood that matters shall be put right by an heiress. [ ... ] Rank squanders money; trade makes it;
and then trade purchases rank by re-gilding its splendour - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#63. Wars about trifles are always bitter, especially among neighbours. When the differences are great, and the parties comparative strangers, men quarrel with courtesy. What combatants are ever so eager as two brothers? - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#64. Men and women ain't lumps of sugar. They don't melt because the water is sometimes warm. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#65. After money in the bank, a grudge is the next best thing. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#66. The apostle of Christianity and the infidel can meet without a chance of a quarrel; but it is never safe to bring together two men who differ about a saint or a surplice. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#67. A clergyman generally dislikes to be met in argument by any scriptural quotation; he feels as affronted as a doctor does, when recommended by an old woman to take some favourite dose, - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#68. It is hard to rescue a man from the slough of luxury and idleness combined. If anything can do it, it is a cradle filled annually. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#69. Men who can succeed in deceiving no one else, will succeed at last in deceiving themselves. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#70. I have from the first felt sure that the writer, when he sits down to commence his novel, should do so, not because he has to tell a story, but because he has a story to tell. The novelist's first novel will generally have sprung from the right cause. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#71. There is no human bliss equal to twelve hours of work with only six hours in which to do it. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#72. I like everything old-fashioned," said Eleanor; "old-fashioned things are so much the honestest. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#73. Who is there that abstains from reading that which is printed in abuse of himself? - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#74. Lord Augustus thought that his brother should have a personal interview with his young brother peer, and bring his strawberry leaves to bear. The - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#75. There is less alms-giving in America than in any other Christian country on the face of the globe. It is not in the temper of the people either to give or to receive. - Author: Frances Trollope
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#76. Why is it that when men and women congregate, though the men may beat the women in numbers by ten to one, and through they certainly speak the louder, the concrete sound that meets the ears of any outside listener is always a sound of women's voices? - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#77. Is it not singular how some men continue to obtain the reputation of popular authorship without adding a word to the literature of their country worthy of note?? To puff and to get one's self puffed have become different branches of a new profession. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#78. CHAPTER XLII MR. MAINWARING'S LITTLE DINNER - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#79. It's dogged as does it. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#80. A woman's life is not perfect or whole till she has added herself to a husband. Nor is a man's life perfect or whole till he has added to himself a wife. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#81. There was but one thing for him;- to persevere till he got her, or till he had finally lost her. And should the latter be his fate, as he began to fear that it would be, then, he would live, but live only, like a crippled man. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#82. There are men whose energies hardly ever carry them beyond looking for the thing they want. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#83. I'm a third done into a new book but sorry - I have a superstition about talking about it! - Author: Joanna Trollope
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#84. the principal duty which a parent owed to a child was to make him happy. Not - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#85. He was doing nothing, thinking of nothing, looking at nothing; he was merely suffering. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#86. Courtesty and cordiality are not only not the same, but they are incompatible. Why so? Courtesy is an effort, and cordiality is free. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#87. He was not so anxious to prove himself right, as to be so. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#88. A novelist's characters must be with him as he lies down to sleep, and as he wakes from his dreams. He must learn to hate them and to love them. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#89. The more she was absolutely in need of external friendship, the more disposed was she to reject it, and to declare to herself that she was prepared to stand alone in the world. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#90. Success is a poison that should only be taken late in life and then only in small doses. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#91. To oblige a friend by inflicting an injury on his enemy is often more easy than to confer a benefit on the friend himself. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#92. There are worse things than a lie ... I have found ... that it may be well to choose one sin in order that another may be shunned. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#93. I never knew a government yet that wanted to do anything. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#94. But mad people never die. That's a well-known fact. They've nothing to trouble them, and they live for ever. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#95. In these days a man is nobody unless his biography is kept so far posted up that it may be ready for the national breakfast-table on the morning after his demise. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#96. But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last. Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#97. Poverty, to be picturesque, should be rural. Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#98. She had been notably religious, but that was gradually wearing off as she advanced in years. The rigid strictness of Sabbatarian practice requires the full energy of middle life. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#99. A man captivated by wiles was only captivated for a time, whereas a man won by simplicity would be won forever - if he, himself, were worth the winning. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#100. Leave a chimney-sweep alone when you see him, Chiltern. Should he run against you, then remember that it is one of the necessary penalties of clean linen that it is apt to be soiled. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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