Who is George Eliot

Mary Ann Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively Mary Anne or Marian), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She wrote seven novels: Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Romola (1862–63), Felix Holt, the Radical (1866), Middlemarch (1871–72) and Daniel Deronda (1876). Like Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy, she emerged from provincial England; most of her works are set there. Her works are known for their realism, psychological insight, sense of place and detailed depiction of the countryside.

Middlemarch was described by the novelist Virginia Woolf as "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people" and by Mart...
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George Eliot Poems

  • Sweet Springtime
    It was in the prime
    Of the sweet springtime
    In the linnet's throat
    Trembled the love note, ...
  • Mid My Gold-brown Curls
    'Mid my gold-brown curls
    There twined a silver hair:
    I plucked it idly out
    And scarcely knew 'twas there. ...
  • God Needs Antonio
    Your soul was lifted by the wings today
    Hearing the master of the violin:
    You praised him, praised the great Sabastian too
    Who made that fine Chaconne; but did you think ...
  • Day Is Dying
    Day is dying! Float, o song,
    Down the westward river,
    Requiem chanting to the Day,
    Day, the mighty giver! ...
  • Bright, O Bright Fedalma
    Maiden crowned with glossy blackness,
    Lithe as panther forest-roaming,
    Long-armed Naiad when she dances
    On a stream of ether floating, ...
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Sonnet 11: As Fast As Thou Shalt Wane, So Fast Thou Grow'st
 by William Shakespeare

As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou grow'st
In one of thine, from that which thou departest,
And that fresh blood which youngly thou bestow'st,
Thou mayst call thine when thou from youth convertest.
Herein lives wisdom, beauty, and increase;
Without this folly, age, and cold decay,
If all were minded so, the times should cease,
And threescore year would make the world away.
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