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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.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.

This is a puzzling world, and Old Harry's got a finger in it.
It's them as take advantage that get advantage i' this world.
Men's men: gentle or simple, they're much of a muchness.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Mill on the Floss, bk. 1, ch. 10, 1860.
R: Mr. Tulliver, in The Mill on the Floss, bk. 3, ch. 9 (1860). "Old Harry" was the Devil.
A: Mrs. Poyser, in Adam Bede, bk. 4, ch. 32 (1859).
N: Mrs. Girdle, in Daniel Deronda, bk. 4, ch. 31 (1874 --76).
K: The Mill on the Floss, bk. 6, ch. 10, 1860.

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