The agreeable eye

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More specifically concerning: george eliot

Citation (2)

3 November 2002, around 16.13.

playing sortes virgilianae with Middlemarch


22 June 2003, around 8.59.

The truth is, unless a man can get the prestige and income of a Don and write donnish books, it’s hardly worth while for him to make a Greek and Latin machine of himself and be able to spin you out pages of the Greek dramatists at any verse you’ll give him as a cue. […]

Citation (13)

17 November 2003, around 17.28.

notions and scruples.

lost illusions

20 August 2005, around 17.10.

& gout

the foyer inside

27 September 2021, around 7.00.

This a juxtaposition of two quotations about interior architectures, from Henry James and George Eliot.


27 March 2022, around 13.55.

‘Nothing whatever, except a harsh and dismal superstition, prohibits enjoyment.’ —Spinoza, Ethics, pt.IV, Prop. 45, Schol. 2 (trans. George Eliot)

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