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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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Meaning of "furnished with a pipe and a supply of cold without" in Trollope's "Orley Farm"

In Trollope's Orley Farm we are told that Mr. Moulder was "furnished with a pipe and a supply of cold without." What does this mean? It appears a little later that Moulder also has a glass ...
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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 ...
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What are "Himalaya Wines", in the "Last Chronicle of Barset"?

In Chapter 37, of Anthony Trollope's, The Last Chronicle of Barset a sign in Hook Court advertises "Burton and Bangles, Himalaya Wines&...
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Meaning of "Rustum" in Trollope's "Orley Farm"

Trollope in Orley Farm refers to "the wisest Rustums of the law." Who was the original Rustum? He had left that congress, though the wisest Rustums of the law from all the civilized ...
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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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