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Tagmaggert, Lady Emily, youngest daughter of the Earl of Mull; she marries Captain Frederic Aylmer. Lady Emily is over 40 and plain, with a red nose. 'I cannot conceive why any man should marry such a woman as that,' says Clara Belton, née Amedroz (XXXII). BE WK

Talbot, John, friend of Dr Wortle since their days at Oxford. He leaves his son at the school despite the scandal, and describes Dr Wortle's chief antagonist, Mrs Stantiloup, as 'Old Mother Shipton' (4. XII). Of all of the parents, he alone receives a full account of the Peacockes' history from Dr Wortle. DWS RC

Talboys, Arabella, apparently emancipated woman, but actually 'of rigid propriety', her views lead Charles O'Brien to suggest an elopement. ' Talboys' TAC2 GRH

Tales of All Countries: First Series, one volume, Chapman & Hall, 1861. Trollope's first volume of collected short stories mainly contains works first published in magazines between July 1859 and November 1860. As the title indicates, the stories were intended to reflect the author's extensive travels at the period. JS

Tales of All Countries: Second Series, one volume, Chapman & Hall, 1863. Trollope's second volume of collected short stories mainly contains works published in magazines between January and December 1861. As in the first series, the settings are mainly foreign. JS

Tallowax, Miss. The amiable, vulgar, shrewd, and rich great-aunt of Lady George Germain is impressed by her visit to Manor Cross, but she none the less clearly sees the narrowness of life there. She becomes the godmother of Lord Popenjoywith a gift of £20,000. IHP MG

Tallowax, Mr, maternal grandfather of Lady George Germain. By leaving her the considerable fortune he made as a wax-chandler, his death paves the way for Mary Lovelace to marry Lord George. IHP MG

Tally-Ho Lodge, lodge for the Runnymede Hunt and primary residence of Major Tifto, MFH. DC JMR

Tankerville, corrupt borough ordinarily represented in Parliament by Mr Browborough. Phineas Finn wins the seat after a close contest with Browborough and a subsequent parliamentary investigation exposing Browborough's bribing of voters. It is the first seat held by Phineas after the death of his Irish wife. PR JMR

Tappitt, Margaret, wife of Thomas Tappitt, mother of three marriageable daughters, and aspiring middle-class hostess in Baslehurst. Mrs Tappitt welcomes Luke Rowan into her home with an eye to marrying off one of her daughters. She throws a memorable ball in an effort to impress Luke's London family, but all her designs are wasted since Luke loves Rachel Ray. A crafty manipulator and one of Trollope's viragos, she is defeated by young love in the end. RR MT

Tappitt, Thomas, head of the Bungall & Tappitt Brewery in Baslehurst, and father of three daughters in want of a husband. Mr Tappitt is appalled by Luke Rowan's wish to brew better beer, and he recklessly seeks to prevent Luke from founding a rival brewery in town. Mr Tappitt drinks too much and foolishly gets entangled with the shady lawyers Sharpit & Longfite. Tappitt is ruled at home by the iron hand of his wife. RR MT

Tappitt family, aspiring middle-class commercial family connected to the brewery in Baslehurst. Old Mr Tappitt resents young Luke Rowan's partnership in the brewery, while Mrs Tappitt looks upon Luke as an eligible bachelor for one of her three daughters, Augusta, Martha, and Cherry. The Tappitts close ranks against Rachel Ray when they learn that Luke favours her, and Mr Tappitt rails against Luke's new ideas for his business. Confounded on every front, the family eventually retire to Torquay. RR MT

Tauchnitz, Christian Bernhard von ( 1816-95), Baron Tauchnitz of Leipzig, publisher from 1841 of foreign editions of English books. Tauchnitz found a lucrative market producing English-language books in compact format for

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • For Kathleen Tillotson v
  • Preface vii
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ix
  • Contents xi
  • HOW TO USE THIS BOOK xii
  • THEMATIC OVERVIEW xiii
  • CONTRIBUTORS xix
  • LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS xxiii
  • J 1
  • B 31
  • C 77
  • D 142
  • E 170
  • F 194
  • G 214
  • H 233
  • I 268
  • J 275
  • K 285
  • L 296
  • M 342
  • N 386
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  • P 412
  • Q 455
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  • T 514
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  • CHRONOLOGY 599
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  • PICTURE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 625
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