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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.
There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence.

Solomon's Proverbs, I think, have omitted to say, that as the sore palate findeth grit, so an uneasy consciousness heareth innuendos.
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.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
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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