Her anger said, as anger is apt to say, that God was with her- that all heaven, though it were crowded with spirits watching them, must be on her side.
("Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life")
More Quotes from George Eliot:Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course.
Unlike the gold which needed nothing, and must be worshipped in close-locked solitudewhich was hidden away from the daylight, was deaf to the song of birds, and started to no human tonesEppie was a creature of endless claims and ever-growing desires, seeking and loving sunshine, and living sounds, and living movements making trial of everything, with trust in new joy, and stirring the human kindness in all eyes that looked on her.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without us there have been many circulations of the sap before we detect the smallest sign of the bud.
I hold it a blasphemy to say that a man ought not to fight against authority there is no great religion and no great freedom that has not done it, in the beginning.
. . . but she took her husband's jokes and joviality as patiently as everything else, considering that men would be so, and viewing the stronger sex in the light of animals whom it had pleased Heaven to make naturally troublesome, like bulls and turkey-cocks.
I've always felt that your belongings have never been on a level with you.
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