George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Anne Evans, a walking, breathing lesson in the power of having a single-minded will. Sure, other women were publishing under their own names by the time she wrote what some have called the greatest English novel, Middlemarch. But, ever a realist, she didn’t want her gender to get in the way of being taken seriously. She'd also been living with a married man for 20 years & didn’t want more trouble...

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Mary Ann Evans November 1819 – 22 December alternatively "Mary Anne" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.

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This George Eliot quote neatly summarizes my current job. In reality, it is a tough row to hoe!

rest in sorrow; yes on occasion, but not for long or its annoying. minister eachother in all pain..or watch it and pretend its a bear and poke it as hard as you can with whatever object you find with a point? interestingly enough the reason matters. what i am sad about is what will determine my amount of sympathy, even the length of time sympathy will be given. to be one with eachother in silent unspeakable memores at moment of last goodbye; yes.

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look into the depths of love

Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love. Don't take loved ones for granted.


this wonderful George Eliot quote was on Etsy: Hold up your head. You were not made for failure. You were made for victory. Go forward with joyful confidence!

George Eliot: a bold woman who pushed the boundaries in her time & wrote my all time favorite English novel, "Middlemarch"

Philosopher Richard Norman on the broad and generous humanism of novelist George Eliot. George Eliot was a great humanist, and a great English novelist – perhaps the greatest. Born in 1819 in Warwi…

"And of course men know best about everything, except what women know better." - George Eliot, Middlemarch. | Fifty Shades of Grey | In Theaters Valentine's Day

In December MIDDLEMARCH was voted the best British novel of all time. (George Eliot Middlemarch literary quote by JenniferDareDesigns)

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George Eliot "Daniel Deronda" #reading #books #authors

old-fashionedcharm: “ “Walking in a winter wonderland!” ” Couple walking through the snow, greeting card by Anna Whelan Betts,

Middlemarch | George Eliot | Best British Book |

BBC Culture contributor Jane Ciabattari polled 82 book critics from outside the UK, to pick Britain’s best novels ever – this is what some had to say about the top choices.

Love this quote from Middlemarch by George Eliot! George Eliot was the pen name of British author Mary Anne Evans, who wrote under a male pseudonym to be taken more seriously. Middlemarch is a beautiful examination of provincial life in England, viewed primarily through the eyes of Dorothea Brooke.

"Failure after long perseverance is much grander that never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.