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" Many Theresas have been born who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant unfolding of far-resonant action ; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring of a certain spiritual grandeur ill-matched with the meanness of opportunity... "
Self-conscious Art: A Tribute to John W. Kronik - Pagina 53
editat de - 1996 - 183 pagini
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor)., Volumul 9

1873
...been born, who found for themselves no epic life wherein there wae a constant unfolding of farresonant action ; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring...found no sacred poet, and sank unwept into oblivion." Saint Theresa accordingly is now "foundress of nothing." Dorothea, whose history is thus preluded by...
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Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life, Volumul 1,Cartea 2

George Eliot - 1871
...That Spanish woman who lived three hundred years ago, was certainly not the last of her kind. Many Theresas have been born who found for themselves no...found no sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion. With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement;...
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Middlemarch, by George Eliot, Volumul 1

Mary Ann Evans - 1873
...That Spanish woman who lived three hundred years ago, was certainly not the last of her kind. Many Theresas have been born who found for themselves no...found no sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion. With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement;...
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Wise, Witty, and Tender Sayings in Prose and Verse: Selected from the Works ...

George Eliot, Alexander Main - 1873 - 417 pagini
...who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant unfolding of far-resonant sction ; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring of...found no sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion. With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement...
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volumul 3

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - 1873 - 594 pagini
..."social morality" of the world, and made the sport of external circumstances. George Eliot replies, — "a life of mistakes, the offspring of a certain spiritual...grandeur, ill-matched with the meanness of opportunity." In other words, nobleness of nature, in the world of to-day, stands in imminent danger of shipwreck...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumele 57-58

Henry Allon - 1873
...distracted life. She sets herself to paint by no means a tragedy, but what she herself describes as ' a life of mistakes, the offspring of a certain spiritual...grandeur, illmatched with the meanness of opportunity.* And what she loses in beauty and in grandeur of effect by this deliberate aim, she seems to gain in...
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Wise, Witty and Tender Sayings in Prose and Verse,: Selected from the Works ...

George Eliot - 1875 - 417 pagini
...been born who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant unfolding of far-resonant action ; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring...found no sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion. With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement...
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The Contemporary Review, Volumul 29

1877
...been born who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant unfolding of far-resonant action ; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring...grandeur ill-matched with the meanness of opportunity. . . . With dim lights and tangled circumstances they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble...
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Studies in Literature, 1789-1877

Edward Dowden - 1878 - 523 pagini
...been born who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant unfolding of far-resonant action ; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring...grandeur ill-matched with the meanness of opportunity. '. . . With dim lights and tangled circumstances they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble...
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The Works of George Eliot: Middlemarch

George Eliot - 1878
...selves no epic life wherein there was a constan• unfolding of far-resonant action ; perhaps only i life of mistakes, the offspring of a certain spiritual grandeur ill-matched with the meanness of oppor tunity ; perhaps a, tragic failure which found nc sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion....
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