La citation du jeudi (59)

Publié le 29 Décembre 2011

Ce sont Chiffonnette, Cryssilda et Titine  qui le disent


Jeudi citation

Le jeudi, c'est citation anglaise


Parce qu'il n'y a pas que l'argent dans la vie... il y a aussi le pouvoir:

Our archdeacon was worldly — who among us is not so? He was ambitious — who among us is ashamed to own that “last infirmity of noble minds!” He was avaricious, my readers will say. No — it was for no love of lucre that he wished to be Bishop of Barchester. He was his father’s only child, and his father had left him great wealth. His preferment brought him in nearly three thousand a year. The bishopric, as cut down by the Ecclesiastical Commission, was only five. He would be a richer man as archdeacon than he could be as bishop. But he certainly did desire to play first fiddle; he did desire to sit in full lawn sleeves among the peers of the realm; and he did desire, if the truth must out, to be called “My lord” by his reverend brethren.

  Anthony Trollope - Barchester Towers



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<br /> Tu ouvres les hostilités pour le challenge Trollope ? Très bien ! :-D<br />
<br /> yeahhh !<br />