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" In this way it happened that Treby Magna gradually passed from being simply a respectable market-town — the heart of a great rural district, where the trade was only such as had close relations with the local landed interest — and took on the more... "
Felix Holt: The Radical - Page 56
by George Eliot - 1866 - 529 pages
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The Works of George Eliot: Felix Holt

George Eliot - 1878
...simply a respectable markettown — the heart of a great rural district, where the trade was only such as had close relations with the local landed interest...life brought by mines and manufactures, which belong Inore directly to the great circulating system of the nation than to the local system to which they...
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Felix Holt: The Radical

George Eliot - 1905 - 712 pages
...simply a respectable markettown — -the heart of a great rural district, where the trade was only such as had close relations with the local landed interest — and took on the more complex life brought by milieu and manufactures^ which belong more directly to the great circulating system of the nation than...
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The Writings of George Eliot: Felix Holt

George Eliot - 1907
...simply a respectable market-town — the heart of a great rural district, where the trade was only such as had close relations with the local landed interest — and took on the more complex life brought by [ 65 ] mines and manufactures, which belong more directly to the great circulating system of the nation...
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A George Eliot Dictionary: The Characters and Scenes of the Novels, Stories ...

Isadore Gilbert Mudge, Minnie Earl Sears - 1924 - 260 pages
...simply a respectable market-town — the heart of a great rural district, where the trade was only such as had close relations with the local landed interest...more complex life brought by mines and manufactures." Ch. iii. Note. — It has been suggested that in the original of Treby Magna was the ancient town of...
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George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Science: The Make-Believe of a Beginning

Sally Shuttleworth - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 272 pages
...organic evolution from homogeneity to heterogeneity is imposed upon the static model. Thus Treby Magna "took on the more complex life brought by mines and...the local system to which they have been superadded" (Ch. 3, I, 68). The analogy is that employed by Spencer in his essay "The Social Organism" where he...
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The Victorians

Aidan Cruttenden - English literature - 2003 - 64 pages
...simply a respectable market-town - the heart of a great rural district, where the trade was only such as had close relations with the local landed interest...the nation than to the local system to which they had been superadded...' The main events of Felix Holt take place between September 1832 and May 1833,...
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Disorienting Fiction: The Autoethnographic Work of Nineteenth-Century ...

James Buzard - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 336 pages
...transformation of "a respectable markettown [at] the heart of a great rural district" as it assumes "the more complex life brought by mines and manufactures,...local system to which they have been superadded," and comes "to know the higher pains of a dim political consciousness." 16 A slogan for this novel holds...
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