Extracted from section 31 of the Audible.com exclusive recording of Timothy West's reading of The Duke's Children, Book Six of Trollope's Pallisers series.
Extracted from The BBC Radio Collection dramatisation of Rumpole and the Primrose Path, by John Mortimer, performed by Timothy West and Prunella Scales.
The Ladies Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness, A Complete Hand Book for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society, by Florence Hartley. Original edition published by G. W. Cottrell, 1860. This quote was taken from the Kindle edition, Location 370.
Hyacinth Bucket, as played by Patricia Routledge in Keeping Up Appearances, Series 1, Episode 2. Written by Roy Clarke, originally airing on the British Broadcasting Corporation.
From the novel Middlemarch, by George Eliot. This excerpt is taken from the recorded book version, at section 23, 9:22:20, as read by Juliet Stevenson, (a splendid performance and one which no lover of classic literature should fail to experience).
From the poem The Meeting, by George Crabbe, 1754-1832. The poem may be read in its entirety in The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918, Chosen and Edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Second Edition, Number 494.