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Conceited People: George Eliot

I’ve never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them. George Eliot The Mill on the Floss The picture is by Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516)- The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things … Continue reading

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Love: George Eliot

I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved. George Eliot 1819-1880

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GSOH: George Eliot

A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections. George Eliot 1819-1880 Daniel Deronda, Ch 15 I have often wondered about the people who advertise themselves as having a ‘Good Sense Of Humour’. I suppose we … Continue reading

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Are You Waiting For It To Rain Roses?

It will never rain roses; we shall always have to plant rose-trees. George Eliot 1819-1880 The illustration is copyright: Unholy Vault Designs via Shutterstock

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