George Eliot

George Eliot

WRITER

Mary Anne Evans was born on 22 November 1819 at South Farm, Arbury Hall near Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Her parents were Robert Evans, the manager of Arbury Hall, and Christina Evans. She had four siblings: Robert, Fanny, Chrissy and Isaac. Mary was always considered a serious child and she always had free access to books. She soon became a great literature admirer. She had a special fall for Greek Literature and she would include many elements of Greek tragedy on her books. She also had a strong influence of social issues and religion. This latter was probably due to the Baptist education she would receive later.
  • When was
    George Eliot born?

    George Eliot was born on Monday, November 22, 1819

  • Where was
    George Eliot born?

    George Eliot was born in Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England, UK

  • How old was
    George Eliot when they died?

    George Eliot was 62

  • When did George Eliot die?

    George Eliot died on
    Wednesday, December 22, 1880


Best Quotes

  • Death is the king of this world: 'tis his park Where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain Are music for his banquet
  • Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
  • The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
  • There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
  • When I married Humphrey I made up my mind to like sermons, and I set out by liking the end very much. That soon spread to the middle and the b...
  • What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?
  • What people do who go into politics I can't think; it drives me almost mad to see mismanagement over only a few hundred acres.
  • There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are often a mere whisper in the roar of hurrying existence....
  • There are answers which, in turning away wrath, only send it to the other end of the room, and to have a discussion coolly waived when you fee...
  • Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
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