Quotes: middlemarch

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  • P. D. James
    P. D. James
    English crime writer 1920-2014
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    Great literature cannot grow from a neglected or impoverished soil. Only if we actually tend or care will it transpire that every hundred years or so we might get a Middlemarch.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    To be candid, in Middlemarch phraseology, meant, to use an early opportunity of letting your friends know that you did not take a cheerful view of their capacity, their conduct, or their position; and a robust candor never waited to be asked for its opinion.
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