The Essays of "George Eliot"

The Essays of "George Eliot"

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"[...]poverty or old maidhood. Better be an old maid than an old fool. But how are we to be guaranteed against "one of those convulsive motiveless actions by which wretched men and women leap from a temporary sorrow into a lifelong misery?" Rosamond Lydgate says, "Marriage stays with us like a murder." Yes, if she could only have found that out before instead of after her own marriage! But "what greater thing," exclaims our novelist, "is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life, to strengthen each other in all labor, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent, unspeakable memories at the last parting?"[...].""show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 358g
  • Createspace
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507719124
  • 9781507719121

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