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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
There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence.

R
Solomon's Proverbs, I think, have omitted to say, that as the sore palate findeth grit, so an uneasy consciousness heareth innuendos.
A
It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, "Know thyself," and too often leads to a self-estimate which will subsist in the absence of that fruit by which alone the quality of the tree is made evident.
N
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
K
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Romola, 1863
R: Middlemarch, bk. 3, ch. 31 (1871).
A: Mr. Lyon, the independent minister, in Felix Holt, The Radical, ch. 5 (1866), said of the pitfalls of scrutinizing oneself too closely.
N: Moredecai, in "Daniel Deronda," bk. 6, ch. 46 (1874-76), quoting a Hebrew sage.
K: The Mill on the Floss, bk. 4, ch. 3, 1860.
   


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