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" ... gate and fences against the depths of the bordering wood ; and the stray hovel, its old, old thatch full of mossy hills and valleys with wondrous modulations of light and shadow such as we travel far to see in later life, and see larger, but not more... "
Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life - Page 140
by George Eliot - 1894
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 112

1872
...burdock ; the huddled roofs and ricks of the homestead without a traceable way of approach ; the grey gate and fences against the depths of the bordering...between their father's knees while he drove leisurely." Perhaps the ablest analysis of character in this book is that of Bulstrode, the "evangelical" banker....
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 112

England - 1872
...shadow such as we travel far to see in later life, and see larger, but not more beautiful. These arc the things that make the gamut of joy in landscape to midland-bred suuls — the things they toddled among, or perhaps learned by heart standing between their father's...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 17; Volume 80

1873
...and the stray hovel, its old, old thatch full of mossy hills and valleys with wondrous modu ations of light and shadow such as we travel far to see in...between their father's knees while he drove leisurely." Perhaps the ablest analysis of character in this book is that of Bulstrode, the " evangelical " banker....
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The Living Age, Volume 116

1873
...modulations of light and shadow auch as we travel far to see in later life, and see larger, but none more beautiful.. These are the things that make the...between their father's knees while he drove leisurely." Perhaps the ablest analysis of character in this book is that of Bulstrode, the " evangelical " banker....
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The Saint Pauls Magazine, Volume 12

Anthony Trollope - 1873
...rivers, and the woods is no scaled one to her. And as she herself says of those aspects of scenery, " these are the things that make the gamut of joy in...between their father's knees while he drove leisurely." The fund of enjoyment for the observant eye must indeed be profound and a perpetual spring of refreshing....
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Saint Pauls [afterw.] The Saint Pauls magazine, ed. by A. Trollope, Volume 12

Anthony Trollope - 1873
...rivers, and the woods is no sealed one to her. And as she herself says of those aspects of scenery, " these are the things that make the gamut of joy in...perhaps learned by heart standing between their father's kuees while he drove leisurely." The fund of enjoyment for the observant eye must indeed bo profound...
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Our Home: A Monthly Magazine of Original Articles, Volume 1

American literature - 1873
...later life, and see larger but not more beautiful. These are the things that make the gamut of joy m landscape to midland-bred souls — the things they...between their father's knees while he drove leisurely." There are also many piquant passages, like this, for example, about Casaubon: " ' He has got no good...
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Middlemarch: a study of provincial life, by George Eliot

Mary Ann Evans - 1873
...the fine row of walnuts on the right. make the gamut of joy in landscape to midlandbred souls—the things they toddled among, or perhaps learned by heart...between their father's knees while he drove leisurely. Presently it was possible to discern something that might be a gig on the circular drive before the...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volumes 6-7

Manchester Literary Club - Literature - 1880
...the bordering wood; and the stray hovel, the old, old thatch full of mossy hills and valleys with the wondrous modulations of light and shadow such as we...between their father's knees while he drove leisurely. What a hold the sweet pastoral beauty of these English Midlands had upon her mind as being linked to...
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George Eliot: A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings and Philosophy

George Willis Cooke - Authors, English - 1883 - 438 pages
...travel far to see in Iater life, and see larger, but not more beautiful. These are the things that made the gamut of joy in landscape to midland-bred souls...between their father's knees while he drove leisurely.' It is nature as affecting man, and man as transformed into a creature of feeling and passion by the...
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