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Casaubon is a terrifying figure of haunted futility . George Eliot's comprehension of him and pity for him are such that he exists on the grand scale . He too and we are made almost against our will to feel this — has within him " a ...
We knew him : he was a gallant horse ; but it was the figure of Prince Albrecht that was so fine . I had always laughed at sculptured figures on horse - back . This one overawed me . The Marshal was acknowledging the salute of his army ...
Reconciliation is possible , and it comes about through the figure of Mrs. Moore , the old English lady on whom India has such a strange effect and who becomes , after she leaves India to die on the voyage home , almost a local goddess ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE EARLY VICTORIANS
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