The true picture of life as it is, if it could be adequately painted, would show men what they are, and how they might rise, not, indeed, to perfection, but one step first, and then another on the ladder.
The Eustace Diamonds
The governor sent to Britannula to supersede President Neverbend.
Choose from a new or original illustration, or send a quote.
Have we got something wrong? If you have a quibble, let us know and we'll try to put it right.
GEROULD, WINIFRED GREGORY; A GUIDE TO TROLLOPE. © 1948 Princeton
University Press, 1976 renewed PUPReprinted by permission of Princeton