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" ... the way water would act. Now, all the schemes about voting, and districts, and annual Parliaments, and the rest, are engines, and the water or steam — the force that is to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings,... "
Felix Holt: The Radical - Page 328
by George Eliot - 1866 - 529 pages
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Novels of George Eliot, Issue 35, Volume 5

George Eliot - 1867
...to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...very much of that sort." " That's very fine," said a man in dirty fustian, with a scornful laugh. " But how are we to get the power without votes?" "...
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Felix Holt, the radical, by George Eliot. Stereotyped ed

Mary Ann Evans - 1868
...to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...very much of that sort." " That's very fine," said a man in dirty fustian, with a scornful laugh. " But how are we to get the power without votes?" "...
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Wise, Witty, and Tender Sayings in Prose and Verse: Selected from the Works ...

George Eliot, Alexander Main - Aphorisms and apothegms in literature - 1873 - 417 pages
...to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...characters, we are very much like the idiot who thinks he '11 carry milk in a can without a bottom. In my opinion, the notions about what mere voting will...
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WISE, WITTY, AND TENDER SAYINGS IN PROSE AND VERSE SELECTED FROM THE WORKS ...

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1875
...to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...characters, we are very much like the idiot who thinks he '11 carry milk in a can without a bottom. In my opinion, the notions about what mere voting will...
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The Works of George Eliot: Felix Holt (2 parts)

George Eliot - Novelists, English - 1878
...to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...very much of that sort." "That's very fine," said a man in dirty fustian, with a scornful laugh. " But how are we to get tho power without votes ? "...
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Chambers's English readers, ed. by J.M.D. Meiklejohn, Book 6

John Miller D. Meiklejohn - 1880
...work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. i. Whether the engines will do good work or bad, depends on these...mere voting will do, are very much of that sort.' ' That 's very fine,' said a man in dirty fustian, with a scornful laugh. 'But how are we to get the...
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Felix Holt, the Radical, Part 1

George Eliot - England - 1890 - 492 pages
...to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...what mere voting will do are very much of that sort." 10.— PH "That's very fine," said a man in dirty fustian, with > Bcornful laugh. " But how are we...
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George Eliot's Works, Volume 4

George Eliot - English literature - 1893
...work them — must come out of human nature, — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...characters, we are very much like the idiot who thinks he 'll carry milk in a can without a bottom. In my opinion, the notions about what mere voting will...
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The Heath Readers: Primer, [First-sixth reader]

Readers - 1903
...to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...very much of that sort." "That's very fine," said a man, in dirty fustian, with a scornful laugh. " But how are we to get the power without votes ? "...
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Heath Readers: Primer [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

D.C. Heath and Company - Readers - 1903
...to work them — must come out of human nature — out of men's passions, feelings, desires. Whether the engines will do good work or bad depends on these...very much of that sort." "That's very fine," said a man, in dirty fustian, with a scornful laugh. " But how are we to get the power without votes ?"...
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