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Anthony Trollope Quotes

The habit of writing clearly soon comes to the writer who is a severe critic to himself.
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I do like a little romance ... just a sniff, as I call it, of the rocks and valleys. Of course, bread-and-cheese is the real thing. The rocks and valleys are no good at all, if you haven't got that.

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Did you ever know a poor man made better by law or a lawyer!' said Bunce bitterly.

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The Church of England is the only church in the world that interferes neither with your politics nor your religion

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My dear, the truth must be spoken. I declare I don't think I ever saw a young woman so improvident as you are. When are you to begin to think about getting married if you don't do it now?"
"I shall never begin to think about it, till I buy my wedding clothes.

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What had passed between Eleanor Harding and Mary Bold need not be told. It is indeed a matter of thankfulness that neither the historian nor the novelist hears all that is said by their heroes or heroines, or how would three volumes or twenty suffice!

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Men and women ain't lumps of sugar. They don't melt because the water is sometimes warm.

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Book love, my friend, is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures. It lasts when all other pleasures fade. It will support you when all other recreations are gone. It will last until your death. It will make your hours pleasant t you as long as you live.

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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.

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A husband is very much like a house or a horse.

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Since woman's rights have come up a young woman is better able to fight her own battle.

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But as the clerical pretensions are more exacting than all others, being put forward with an assertion that no answer is possible without breach of duty and sin, so are they more galling.

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