Quotation by Anthony Trollope

But that his wife should be one of the performers, that she should be gazed at by a crowd as she tripped about, and that, after all that had been said, she should be tripping in the arms of Captain De Baron, was almost more than he could endure.
Anthony Trollope (1815–1882), British novelist. Lord George Germain, in Is He Popenjoy?, Vol. 3, ch. xxxviii, London, Chapman and Hall (1878).
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