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English Victorian Novelist. Pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans, 1819-1880
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Wrong reasoning sometimes lands poor mortals in right conclusions
You are never too old to be what you might have been.
You have such strong words at command, that they make the smallest argument seem formidable.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
Your dunce who can't do his sums always has a taste for the infinite.
[T]here is one order of beauty which seems made to turn heads. . . . It is a beauty like that of kittens, or very small downy ducks making gentle rippling noises with their soft bills, or babies just beginning to toddle. . .
`Character,' says Novalis, in one of his questionable aphorisms - `character is destiny.'
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