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He sat watching what went forward with the quiet outward glance of healthy old age.
         

He sat watching what went forward with the quiet outward glance of healthy old age.


George Eliot, Adam Bede
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Even when she was speaking, her soul was in prayer reposing on an unseen support.

Even when she was speaking, her soul was in prayer reposing on an unseen support.


         

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You must mind and not lower the Church in people's eyes by seeming to be frightened about it for such a little thing.


         

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A woman may get to love by degrees—the best fire does not flare up the soonest.


         

Her own misery filled her heart—there was no room in it for other people's sorrow.

Her own misery filled her heart—there was no room in it for other people's sorrow.


         

In so complex a thing as human nature, we must consider, it is hard to find rules without exception.

In so complex a thing as human nature, we must consider, it is hard to find rules without exception.


         


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