in Claverings

Chapter 38 – How to Dispose of a Wife

clouded brow

At Julia’s suggestion that Hermione could come and live with her, Sir Hugh’s brow again gets clouded.  For the possible Classical origin of this image, see commentary for Chapter 11.  [RR 2013]


postpone his anger to his prudence

Trollope again uses the English equivalent of an accusative and a dative with the Latinate “postpone.”  For an explanation of the Latin construction, see commentary for Chapter 28.  [RR 2013]