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George Eliot Poems | Quotes | Articles

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George Eliot poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best George Eliot resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

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


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Eliot Quotes

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Quote Left Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. Quote Right
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Quote Left In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are various orders of beauty, causing men to make fools of themselves in various styles... but there is one order of beauty which seems made to turn the heads not only of men, but of all intelligent mammals, even of women. It is a beauty like that of kittens, or very small downy ducks making gentle rippling noises with their soft bills, or babies just beginning to toddle and to engage in conscious mischief --a beauty with which you can never be angry, but that you feel ready to crush for inability to comprehend the state of mind into which it throws you. Quote Right
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Quote Left We women are always in danger of living too exclusively in the affections; and though our affections are perhaps the best gifts we have, we ought also to have our share of the more independent life -- some joy in things for their own sake. It is piteous to see the helplessness of some sweet women when their affections are disappointed -- because all their teaching has been, that they can only delight in study of any kind for the sake of a personal love. They have never contemplated an independent delight in ideas as an experience which they could confess without being laughed at. Yet surely women need this defense against passionate affliction even more than men. Quote Right
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Quote Left Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. Quote Right
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