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Meaning of a Trollope quotation about the "best dressed gentleman"

First off, this appears in an 1879 essay about the writer William Thackeray by Anthony Trollope. What it means is perhaps clearer in its original context: I hold that gentleman to be the best ...
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Meaning of a Trollope quotation about the "best dressed gentleman"

I am a cricket fan and it is popular in that field to say of both wicketkeepers and umpires that they have had a good game if you don't notice them. That is to say that you tend to only notice them if ...
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Meaning of a Trollope quotation about the "best dressed gentleman"

I hold "I believe..." that gentleman to be the best dressed "...the gentleman who is best dressed..." Note that "gentleman" has two possible meanings. The first is a man with good manners and ...
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