Quotation by Anthony Trollope

Need I explain to the inhabitants of England, for whom I chiefly write, how extreme are those sufferings, and how great the costliness of that old age which is unable in any degree to supply its own wants? Such old age should not, we Britannulists maintain, be allowed to be.
Anthony Trollope (1815–1882), British novelist. Fidus Neverbend, in The Fixed Period, vol. 2, ch. i, Edinburgh and London, Blackwood (1882).
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