George Eliot Quotes (593 quotes)
“There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.”
Book 3, Ch. 24. - Daniel Deronda (1876)
“To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.”
Middlemarch, Broadview Press
The Legend of Jubal: And Other Poems (1874 edition)
Adam Bede (1859)
Works of George Eliot (2008 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781605018324
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Picture Source: WikipediaGeorge Eliot
Born: November 22, 1819
Died: December 22, 1880 (aged 61)
Occupation: Author, novelist
Bio: Mary Anne Evans, better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist and translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She is the author of seven novels, including Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Middlemarch, and Daniel Deronda, most of them set in provincial England and well known for their realism and psychological insight.
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