He must have known me if he had seen me as he was wont to see me, for he was in the habit of flogging me constantly. Perhaps he did not recognize me by my face.
More Quotes from Anthony Trollope:Considering how much we are all given to discuss the characters of others, and discuss them often not in the strictest spirit of charity, it is singular how little we are inclined to think that others can speak ill-naturedly of us, and how angry and hurt we are when proof reaches us that they have done so.
Poverty, to be picturesque, should be rural. Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable.
But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last. Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title.
The end of a novel, like the end of a children's dinner-party, must be made up of sweetmeats and sugar-plums.
The bishop did not whistle we believe that they lose the power of doing so on being consecrated.
As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.
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William Samuel Johnson