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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
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarrelled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?

R
Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems.
A
If we use common words on a great occasion, they are the more striking, because they are felt at once to have a particular meaning, like old banners, or everyday clothes, hung up in a sacred place.
N
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
K
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he's wise.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Mary, to Rosamond, in Middlemarch, bk. 1, ch. 12 (1871). Rosamond has questioned Mary about her feelings for Mr. Lydgate.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: Maggie Tulliver, in The Mill on the Floss, bk. 6, ch. 2 (1860).
N: Letter, 11 Sep 1871.
K: Mrs. Poyser, in Adam Bede, bk. 6, ch. 53, 1859.
   


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