George Eliot

A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy

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Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 160,850 / 471 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 860
Added to site: 2004.07.01
mnybks.net#: 8349
Genres: Criticism, Biography
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h characterized her in later years, and perhaps more especially in intercourse with her own sex. Prayer meetings were in vogue among the girls, following the example of their elders; and while taking, no doubt, a leading part in them, she used to suffer much self-reproach about her coldness and inability to be carried away with the same enthusiasm as others. At the same time, nothing was farther from her nature than any sceptical inclination, and she used to pounce with avidity upon any approach to argumentative theology within her reach, carrying Paley's Evidences up to her bedroom, and devouring it as she lay upon the floor alone."

During the three years Marian attended this school she held aloof from the other pupils, was grave and womanly in her deportment. She acquired Miss Rebecca Franklin's slow and precise method of speaking, and to her diligent training owed her life-long habit of giving a finished completeness to all her sentences. It seems that her imagination was alive at this time

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