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George Eliot
(1819-1880) born on
Nov 22
English novelist. Mary Ann Evans was the foremost woman novelist of her time, e.g., "Silas Marner," 1861.
         
   
F
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we live for if not to make the world less difficult for each other?

R
If you could make a pudding wi' thinking o' the batter, it 'ud be easy getting dinner.
A
I tell you there isn't a thing under the sun that needs to be done at all, but what a man can do better than a woman, unless it's bearing children, and they do that in a poor make-shift way; it had better ha been left to the men.
N
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
K
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:
R: "Adam Bede," 1859.
A: "Bartle Massey," in Adam Bede, bk. 2, ch. 21, 1859.
N: "Daniel Deronda," bk. 2, ch. 14, 1876.
K: "Daniel Deronda," bk. 1, ch. 7, 1876, of Gwendolen Harleth.
   


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