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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
The desire to conquer is itself a sort of subjection.

R
Here undoubtedly lies the chief poetic energy: --in the force of imagination that pierces or exalts the solid fact, instead of floating among cloud-pictures.
A
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
N
When one wanted one's interests looking after whatever the cost, it was not so well for a lawyer to be over honest, else he might not be up to other people's tricks.
K
We want people to feel with us more than to act for us.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Daniel Deronda," bk. 1, ch. 10, 1876.
R: "Daniel Deronda," bk. 4, ch. 33, 1876.
A: "Daniel Deronda," bk. 2, ch. 11, epigraph (1874-76).
N: "Felix Holt, The Radical," Author's Introduction, 1866.
K: "George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters & Journals," 1884
   


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