Please Contact Us if you have any questions or to report any problems.


"Depend upon it, our best chance of escaping the mischief he is empowered to do us is by soothing him into the belief that his nice little revenue is a pension, and not a salary, and that he had much better employ himself in fishing for trout than in teaching the local guardians of the poor how to perform a duty of which they know much, and of which he knows nothing. Let us hope the best from his placid and gentlemanlike exterior – let us hope that he will let us alone.”

The Social Problem Novels of Frances Trollope. Volume 4, Jessie Phillips: A Tale of the Present Day (1843), Volume 1


Sorry, access restricted

We're sorry, but you don't seem to have authorization for that page.

Past Masters titles are available only to paid subscribers. If you think you have received this message in error, or have any questions about Past Masters, please contact InteLex at:

...or visit our website at