The Duke's Children: A Novel, 第 1〜3 巻


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144 ページ - We fail ? But screw your courage to the sticking place, And we'll not fail. When Duncan is asleep, (Whereto the rather shall his day's hard journey...
24 ページ - Parliamentary canvassing is not a pleasant occupation. Perhaps nothing more disagreeable, more squalid, more revolting to the senses, more opposed to personal dignity, can be conceived. The same words have to be repeated over and over again in the cottages, hovels, and lodgings of poor men and women who only understand that the time has come round in which they are to be flattered instead of being the flatterers. " I think I am right in supposing that your husband's principles are conservative, Mrs....
95 ページ - So is my private secretary. There is not a clerk in one of our public offices who does not consider himself to ~be a gentleman. The curate of the parish is a gentleman, and the medical man who comes here from Bradstock. The word is too vague to carry with it any meaning that ought to be serviceable to you in thinking of such a matter.
50 ページ - I admit that there is a good deal to be said on both sides of the question...
71 ページ - I got to be thinking if any one of them should ask me to marry him,' words attributed to Miss Boncassen, in The Duke's Children, have much more the note of English American than of American English. But, on the whole, in these matters Trollope does very well. His fund of acquaintance with his own country — and indeed with the world at large — was apparently inexhaustible...
210 ページ - I want some man's house, and his name, - some man's bread and wine, - some man's jewels and tides and woods and parks and gardens, - if I can get them. Time can help a man in his sorrow. If he begins at forty to make speeches, or to win races, or to breed oxen, he can yet live a prosperous life. Time is but a poor consoler for a young woman who has to be married.
25 ページ - To have to go through this is enough to take away all the pride which a man might otherwise take from becoming a member of Parliament. But to go through it and then not to become a member is base indeed!
272 ページ - I am going to call him Abraham," said Isabel. " Abraham is a good name, only I do not think he got it from his godfathers and godmothers." " Who can call a man Plantagenet ? I should as soon think of calling my father-in-law Cceur de Lion." " So he is,
221 ページ - ... quite inefficacious. He will become a prey, as I should have made him a prey. But where is there another who will treat him so well?" "I cannot bear to hear you speak of yourself in that way.