Frances Trollope quotes

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I have listened to much dull and heavy conversation in America, but rarely to any that I could strictly call silly (if I except th ...
I never saw any people who appeared to live so much without amusement as the Cincinnatians.... Were it not for the churches,... I ...
... it was not very unusual at Washington for a lady to take the arm of a gentleman, who was neither her husband, her father, nor ...
Jefferson's posthumous works were very generally circulated whilst I was in America. They are a mighty mass of mischief. He wrote ...
Nothing could be more beautiful than our passage down the Hudson [River].... The change, the contrast, the ceaseless variety of be ...
The American spring is by no means so agreeable as the American autumn; both move with faltering step, and slow; but this lingerin ...
The total and universal want of manners, both in males and females, is ... remarkable ... that polish which removes the coarser an ...
... it is rarely [Americans] dine in society, except in taverns and boarding-houses. Then they eat with the greatest possible rapi ...
... were all America like this fair city, and all, no, only a small proportion of its population like the friends we left there, I ...
Mixed dinner parties of ladies and gentlemen ... are very rare, which is a great defect in the society; not only as depriving them ...
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