Quotes by George Eliot

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These gems have life in them: their colors speak, say what words fail of.
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 jewelry  gems  

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Correct English is the slang of prigs who write history and essays.
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 grammar  

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We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.
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 childhood  nostalgia  

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I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
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She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.
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 grief  

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Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
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Howiver, I'm not denyin' the women are foolish: God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
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What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
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Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
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One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
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 helping  

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