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Brief author info: George Eliot (1819-1880) English novelist (Mary Ann Evans) Considered a leading English novelist, particularly for her portrayals of working and agrarian classes. Took charge of household at age sixteen, upon mother's death; educated at home; after father's death in 1849, traveled abroad, then returned to England; became writer, then assistant editor for Westminster Review. W rote first story in 1856, published in 1857; first novel, Adam Bede, immediately successful; The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner also popular; wrote poems and more novels, including Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda.
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Life is like a game of whist. I don't enjoy the game much; but I like to play my cards well, and see what will be the end of it.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish: God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish: God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do without it.
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
In every parting there is an image of death.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Animals are such agreeable friends-they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
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