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Anthony Trollope (1815–1882), English novelist. His novels include "Barchester Towers" (1857), "Can You Forgive Her?" (1865), and "The Way We Live Now" (1875).

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Did Anthony Trollope's Barsetshire inspire the Archers' Borsetshire?

Barsetshire is a fictional county of England, created by Anthony Trollope for his Chronicles of Barsetshire series published in the mid-19th century. The county town is the equally fictional ...
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Meaning of a Trollope quotation about the "best dressed gentleman"

In the self-help manual Pushing to the Front (1911) by Orison Swett Marden, at the start of Chapter XV ("What a good appearance will do"), I find this quotation: I hold that gentleman to be the ...