Quotation by Anthony Trollope

But the hobbledehoy, though he blushes when women address him, and is uneasy even when he is near them, though he is not master of his limbs in a ball-room, and is hardly master of his tongue at any time, is the most eloquent of beings, and especially eloquent among beautiful women.
Anthony Trollope (1815–1882), British novelist. The Small House at Allington, vol. 2, ch. iv, London, Smith, Elder (1864).
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