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Their tendency is to high-church doctrines. Folding map of North America. Such a war loomed terribly large before the minds of them all. Men and women will sometimes be impudent to him; the better his coat, the greater the impudence. Such a compromise might seem to make very small demand on the forbearance of the Republican party, which was now dominant.

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North America eBook by Anthony Trollope

north america trollope anthony

Beyond the Susquehanna we passed over a creek of Chesapeake Bay on a long bridge. In the first place the suspension was against the contract as made with the contractors for the building; in the next place there was the delay; and then, worst of all, the question again became agitated whether the colonial legislature were really in earnest with reference to Ottawa. Later in that year he moved to , about 12 miles 19 km from London in Hertfordshire, where he lived until 1871. That question of enfranchising slaves is not one to be very readily solved. Hence there arose, not unnaturally, a strong feeling of anger on the part of the local government against Montreal; and moreover there was no longer a house in which the Parliament could be held in that town.

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NORTH AMERICA

north america trollope anthony

Without Virginia, Maryland, and Kentucky, without the Potomac, the Chesapeake, and Mount Vernon, the North would indeed be shorn of its glory! His salary and travel allowance went much further in Ireland than they had in London, and he found himself enjoying a measure of prosperity. The Macdermots of Ballycloran was written while he was staying in the village of ,. At New York there are separate free schools for colored children. It will be the second piece of noble architecture in Canada, and as far as I know on the American continent. His postal work delayed the beginning of writing for a year; the novel was published in 1855, in an edition of 1,000 copies, with Trollope receiving half of the profits: £9 8s.

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North America by Anthony Trollope: 5: Upper Canada

north america trollope anthony

I shall never forget my agony as I saw and heard my desk fall from a porter's hand on a railway station, as he tossed it from him seven yards off on to the hard pavement. Writers such as , and admired and befriended Trollope, and Eliot noted that she could not have embarked on so ambitious a project as without the precedent set by Trollope in his own novels of the fictional—yet thoroughly alive—county of Barsetshire. As to the terrapin, I have not so much to say. I have not allowed the division among the States and the breaking out of civil war to interfere with my intention. Those of New York and Pennsylvania are the least so, and that of Massachusetts by far the most violently magniloquent.

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North America by Anthony Trollope

north america trollope anthony

The man who did not eat twice of terrapin would be held in small repute, as the Londoner is held who at a city banquet does not partake of both thick and thin turtle. It was so regarded in the mind of that Senator. A porter or a farmer's servant in the States is not proud of reading and writing. In the North I had fancied that I could sometimes read a secessionist tendency under a cloud of Unionist protestations. It is by no means a matter of Federal constitution. The English Canadians protested that it would be monstrous that they should be taxed to repair damages suffered by rebels, and made necessary in the suppression of rebellion.

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North America by Anthony Trollope

north america trollope anthony

This is especially the case in New York, and the pastors are not unfrequently among the best educated and most agreeable men whom the traveler will meet. He was pre-eminently a man. It is not only that grand phrases fail to convince us, but that they carry to our senses almost an assurance of their own inefficiency. After his death, Trollope's appeared and was a best-seller in London. They were generally novels, but not always.

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North America eBook by Anthony Trollope

north america trollope anthony

The commercial intercourse between the two countries has given bread to millions of Englishmen, and a break in it would rob millions of their bread. I had on a previous occasion gone down the St. I was informed by the head of the college that it has been open only two years; and here also I fancy that the colony has been much indebted to the taste of the late Governor, Sir Edmund Head. Toronto is the capital of the province of Upper Canada, and I presume will in some degree remain so, in spite of Ottawa and its pretensions. Anthony Trollope did much writing in a railway train.

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North America Volume 1 by Anthony Trollope 18

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If the reading world were to take to sermons again and eschew their novels, Messrs. He had overcome the awkwardness of his youth, made good friends in literary circles, and hunted enthusiastically. This fear was based on rather negative writings about America by his mother, Fanny, and by. It was so established because Montreal, the central town, had given offense, and because the jealousy of the provinces against each other would not admit of the government being placed entirely at Quebec, or entirely at Toronto. If a private merchant, at his own risk, took a cargo of rifles to some Southern port, that act to Northern eyes was an act of English interference — of favor shown to the South by England as a nation; but twenty shiploads of rifles sent from England to the North merely signified a brisk trade and a desire for profit. When the union was effected, it was deemed expedient that there should be but one capital; and the small town of Kingstown was selected, which is situated on the lower end of Lake Ontario, in the upper province. When Hill left the Post Office in 1864, Trollope's brother-in-law, , who was then Under-Secretary to the Postmaster General, was appointed to the vacant position.

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North America: Essays, Postings, Threads from Conversations on Trollope

north america trollope anthony

The second clause says that all men are born equally free and independent. Taking them and their work as a whole, I think that they have shown and still show vitality of the best order. I do believe that had Mr. Accept his first declaration of equality for that which it is intended to represent, and the man afterward will be found obliging and communicative. But the written Constitution of the United States and of the several States, as bearing upon each other, are not equal to the requirements made upon them. They generally commence by thanking God for the present civil and religious liberty of the people, and by declaring that all men are born free and equal.

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