The Small House At Allington

In this fifth book in the series, we are introduced to one of Trollope's most charming heroines, Lily Dale, the impoverished niece of the squire of Allington, who rejects her childhood sweetheart in favour of the dashing but unscrupulous Adolphus Crosbie.

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Blissfully happy in her engagement to Adolphus Crosbie, Lily Dale is much taken aback at his sudden departure to stay with the aristocratic de Courcys, whose daughter Alexandrina is an old flame.

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While Adolphus Crosbie continues his stay at Courcy Castle, his fiancee Lily Dale endures the agony of separation, comforted only by his letters.

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Despite being jilted, Lily swears she will love Adolphus until the day she dies.

And indeed as the day of his wedding to Lady Alexandrina approaches, he appears to be having second thoughts.