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

R
This is a puzzling world, and Old Harry's got a finger in it.
A
It's them as take advantage that get advantage i' this world.
N
Men's men: gentle or simple, they're much of a muchness.
K
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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