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" For a moment he was fully back in those distant years when he and another brighteyed person had seen no reason why they should not indulge their passion and their vanity, and determine for themselves how their lives should be made delightful in spite... "
Felix Holt: The Radical - Page 246
by George Eliot - 1866 - 529 pages
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Felix Holt, the radical, by George Eliot, Volume 1

Mary Ann Evans - 1866
...in a white woollen shawl, which she had hung over her blanketwise, skipped across the lawn towards the greenhouse to get a flower. Jermyn was startled,...portly lawyer of sixty, for whom life had resolved itself into the means of keeping up his head among his professional brethren and maintaining an establishment—into...
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Novels of George Eliot, Issue 35, Volume 5

George Eliot - 1867
...in a white woollen shawl, which she had hung over her blanketwise, skipped across the lawn towards the greenhouse to get a flower. Jermyn was startled,...portly lawyer of sixty, for whom life had resolved itself into the means of keeping up his head among his professional brethren and maintaining an establishment...
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Felix Holt, the radical, by George Eliot. Stereotyped ed

Mary Ann Evans - 1868
...and another bright-eyed person had seen no reason why they should not indulge their passion and theu. vanity, and determine for themselves how their lives...portly lawyer of sixty, for whom life had resolved itself into the means of keeping up his head among his professional brethren and maintaining an establishment...
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Works of George Eliot

George Eliot - 1900
...identified it falsely with another tall white-wrapped figure which had sometimes set his heart bgating quickly more than thirty years before. For a moment...their passion and their vanity, and determine for Uiemselves how their lives should be made delightful in spite of unalterable external conditions. The...
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Felix Holt: The Radical

George Eliot - 1905 - 712 pages
...when, he and another bright -eyed person had seen no reason why they should not indulge their paspion. and -their, vanity,! and determine for themselves...through all the years which had converted the handsome, soft - eyed, slim young Jermyn (with a touch of sentiment) into a portly lawyer of sixty, for whom...
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Writings, Volume 10

George Eliot - 1907
...in a white woollen shawl, which she had hung over her blanket- wise, skipped across the lawn towards the greenhouse to get a flower. Jermyn was startled,...portly lawyer of sixty, for whom life had resolved itself into the means of keeping up his head among his professional brethren and maintaining an establishment...
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The Writings of George Eliot: Felix Holt

George Eliot - 1907
...in a white woollen shawl, which she had hung over her blanket-wise, skipped across the lawn towards the greenhouse to get a flower. Jermyn was startled,...portly lawyer of sixty, for whom life had resolved itself into the means of keeping up his head among his professional brethren and maintaining an establishment...
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Scientific Influences in the Work of Emile Zola and George Eliot

Anna Theresa Kitchel - Comparative literature - 1921 - 336 pages
...this determining power of circumstances that Mrs. Transome and Jermyn had neglected to think of. They "had seen no reason why they should not indulge their...determine for themselves how their lives should be made delight • ful in spite of unalterable external conditions". The power of association and experience...
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George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Science: The Make-Believe of a Beginning

Sally Shuttleworth - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 272 pages
...rationality, not governed, that is, by careful obedience to predominant social law. Jermyn and Mrs Transome "had seen no reason why they should not indulge their...delightful in spite of unalterable external conditions" (Ch. 21, I, 328). Mrs Transome's history is that of a woman suffering the consequences of excess, of...
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Protest and Reform: The British Social Narrative by Women, 1827-1867

Joseph A. Kestner, Joseph Kestner - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 242 pages
...to follow" (104). This lack of concern for consequences had been common to Jermyn and Mrs. Transome: "He and another bright-eyed person had seen no reason...delightful in spite of unalterable external conditions" (190). Felix's killing of the constable entails a series of consequences. One is responsible even for...
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