Middlemarch, Vol. 1: A Study of Provincial Life (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Middlemarch, Vol. 1: A Study of Provincial Life

Some have felt that these blundering lives are due to the inconvenient indefiniteness with which the Supreme Power has fashioned the natures of women: if there were one level of feminine in competence as strict as the ability to count three and no more, the social lot of women might be treated with scientific certitude. Meanwhile the indefiniteness remains, and the limits of varia tion are really much wider than any one would imagine from the sameness of women's coifi'ure and the favourite love-stories in prose and verse. Here and there a cygnet is reared uneasily among the ducklings in the brown pond, and never finds the living stream in fellowship with its own oary-footed kind. Here and there is born a Saint Theresa, foundress of nothing, whose loving heart-beats and sobs after an unattained goodness tremble off and are dispersed among hindrances.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - George Eliot

Hardback

Published Date - August 27 2019

ISBN - 9780265452653

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.5 cm

Page Count - 222

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