Madame Max

openQuote

It is when things go badly with us here, and for most of us only then, that we think that we can see through the dark clouds into the joys of heaven.

closeQuote

He Knew He Was Right

See more quotes about:

Religion and the clergy

Hardlines, Sir Gregory.

The chief clerk in the Weights and Measures Office, where his proposals for a system of examinations for Civil Service secured for him the position of Chief Commissioner of the Board of Civil Service Examination.

Trollope never lost an opportunity to ridicule these examinations, which he remembered as a bugbear of his youth. 'The character is admitted by Trollope to he patterned after Sir Charles Trevelyan.

Secondary character in

Related real people

Related organisations

Send an e-postcard

Trollope postcard frank

E-mail a friend

Choose from a new or original illustration, or send a quote.

Have your say
Who is your favourite Trollopian heroine?
Options




Show Results

Quibble

Have we got something wrong? If you have a quibble, let us know and we'll try to put it right.

Send email