How To Use Trollope In A Sentence

  • On the other hand, Raven's blatant foregrounding of sex in Phineas Finn reminds us that Trollope's young heroes are neither neuters nor angels in their ‘private’, un-narrated lives.
  • Mrs. Trollope writes of the profound ickiness of wearing floor length dresses in a country where everyone chewed tobacco and very few cared about the final resting place of their expectoration. "These are not just regular costumes. These are the costumes that remind someone of the plantation in Gone with the Wind."
  • Close was a powerful preacher renowned for his tirades against Catholicism and this further annoyed Trollope, who had seen the harm caused by such harangues during his long residence in Ireland.
  • Among all the contemporaneity we catch a momentary glimpse of old Devon, as it was fondly enshrined in Trollope's memory.
  • IN THIS ARTICLE: Anthony Trollope had a difficult childhood, often being neglected by his parents.
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  • Trollope is not only recalling the Roman patron/client relationship but also asserting how Fothergill is socially below and subservient to Palliser.
  • Although he is not generally mealy-mouthed about such things, Trollope deliberately, it seems, casts a pall of racial and national ambiguity around Melmotte.
  • Had some Trollope chanced then to be travelling through that quarter, and been entertained by the disappointed proprietor with all the noble bounteousness which distinguished him, we can easily imagine how this fact would have figured in his book, as a proof of unconquerable negro laziness. The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 1, July, 1863 Devoted to Literature and National Policy
  • Wilson crafts this social satire in the mould of Thackeray or Trollope, crisscrossing class barriers with fluid facility.
  • When, in the autumn of 1884, an expedition was sent to Bechuanaland under Sir C.arles Warren, to expel the filibusters who had raided the territory, to pacificate the country, and to reinstate the natives, a balloon detachment under Major Elsdale and C.ptain F.C. Trollope, of the Grenadier Guards, attached to the Royal Engineers, was included in the expedition. The War in the Air; Vol. 1 The Part played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force
  • Is Mrs. Trollope less vain than they when she declares, and merely _declares_, her own to be the real creed, and stigmatises its rival so fiercely? Famous Reviews
  • Trollope killed off Mrs. Proudie, the henpecking bishop's wife in the Barsetshire Chronicles and one of his greatest creations, simply because he overheard two men complaining at his club about how he made a habit of carrying over characters from one book to another. July 2006
  • Trollope returned to England from Australia in 1872 and, disgusted by the unscrupulousness and greed he found one of whose features was easily secured mortgages, he wrote a satire attacking the shady financiers and those who kowtowed to them. The way we live now? Follow the money back to Anthony Trollope…
  • Dons in uniform like R. W. Chapman and John Sparrow, when they weren't cracking codes at Bletchley Park, exchanged erudite aperçus about textual minutiae in Trollope's novels.
  • The significance of Owenson's invocation of Shakespeare's second history tetralogy is great not only for its probable influence on Scott - as well as writers such as Edgeworth and Trollope.
  • Snow was an accomplished author as well, having published a biography of Anthony Trollope as well as several novels, including a whodunit.
  • The great weakness in the love plot of the novel, as Trollope perceived, was that Ralph the Heir is so chronically and incurably ‘weak’.
  • All are portrayed as sympathetic characters - indeed Trollope researched her subject with several people of the same age and was struck by how nice everyone was.
  • That Mrs Proudie installed gaseliers in the Bishop's palace for her first formal reception in Trollope's Barchester Towers was an indication of her hopelessly middle-class background.
  • There is an amusing scene in Anthony Powell's roman-fleuve, A Dance to the Music of Time, in which a brigadier demands of a very junior officer what he thinks of Trollope. Living with Trollope
  • Ideally everybody would read every word of every page as you might read a Trollope novel.
  • He was always slightly snide about Trollope. Times, Sunday Times
  • On the other hand, the English word “provocative” (provocant/e” in French) has a much more positive connotation: “serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope” (The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language.) Agent provocateur, provoquer, provocant/e
  • Opinion columnists, meanwhile, busied themselves penning snide articles about Trollope, admonishing her for behaviour unbecoming of a grandmother of two.
  • Mrs Trollope was sublimely uninterested in what she herself wore.
  • _average_ novel of the third quarter of the century -- in a more than average but not of an extraordinary, transcendental, or quintessential condition -- Anthony Trollope is about as good a representative as can be found. The English Novel
  • No one could soar into a more intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology ( Anthony Trollope ).
  • Some of her early tales, before these, were a little "raw": and most of her later work showed (as did Anthony Trollope's and that of other though not all very prolific novelists) that the field had been overcropped. The English Novel
  • Trollope, especially at school, must have put up with much badinage.

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