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A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe.  - George Eliot
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Born: November 22, 1819

Died: December 22, 1880 (aged 61)

Nationality: British

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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