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Comprehensive information about George Eliot including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. The pen name of Mary Anne Evans who was an English novelist.. (1819–1880) This educational George Eliot resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth. Quote Right
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Quote Left One must be poor to know the luxury of giving. Quote Right
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Quote Left The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they're gone. Quote Right
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Quote Left What makes life dreary is the want of a motive. Quote Right
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Quote Left The sense of an entailed disadvantage -- the deformed foot doubtfully hidden by the shoe, makes a restlessly active spiritual yeast, and easily turns a self-centered, unloving nature into an Ishmaelite. But in the rarer sort, who presently see their own frustrated claim as one among a myriad, the inexorable sorrow takes the form of fellowship and makes the imagination tender. Quote Right
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