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George Eliot: The pen name of Mary Anne Evans who was an English novelist.. (1819–1880)

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Quote Left People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate. Quote Right
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Quote Left In old days there were angels who came and took men by the hand and led them away from the city of destruction. We see no white-winged angels now. But yet men are led away from threatening destruction: a hand is put into theirs, which leads them forth gently towards a calm and bright land, so that they look no more backward; and the hand may be a little child's. Quote Right
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Quote Left In every parting there is an image of death. Quote Right
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Quote Left Perspective, as its inventor remarked, is a beautiful thing. What horrors of damp huts, where human beings languish, may not become picturesque through aerial distance! What hymning of cancerous vices may we not languish over as sublimest art in the safe remoteness of a strange language and artificial phrase! Yet we keep a repugnance to rheumatism and other painful effects when presented in our personal experience. Quote Right
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Quote Left The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions. Quote Right
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