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" After all has been said that can be said about the widening influence of ideas, it remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents unless they were taken in a solvent of feeling. "
Harper's Magazine - Page 222
1863
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Wit & Wisdom

George Eliot - 1885 - 358 pages
...the dews that freshen the weedy ground to-day tend to prepare an unseen harvest in the years to come. After all has been said that can be said about the widening influence of ideas, it remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents unless they were taken...
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The Springs of Conduct: An Essay on Evolution

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Conduct of life - 1885 - 317 pages
...importance is concerned, truth is forced upon us, and determined by inexorable law. CHAPTER II. FEELING. "After all has been said that can be said about the widening influence of ideas, it remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents unless they were taken...
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Romola: & Theophrastus Such

George Eliot - Florence (Italy) - 1889 - 547 pages
...assents and denials quite superficial to the manhood within them. Her affection and respect were clinging with new tenacity to her godfather, and with him to...has been said that can be said about the widening influence of ideas, it remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents unless they were taken...
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Romola

George Eliot - Florence (Italy) - 1889 - 569 pages
...assents anę denials quite superficial to the manhood within them Her affection and respect were clinging with new tenacity to her godfather, and with him to...After all has been said that can be said about the widen'iig influence of ideas, it remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents unless they...
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Romola, Volume 7

George Eliot - Florence (Italy) - 1893
...assents and denials quite superficial to the manhood within them. Her affection and respect were clinging with new tenacity to her godfather, and with him to those memories of A PROPHETESS. 67 her father which were in the same opposition to the division of men into sheep and...
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - Quotations, English - 1904 - 643 pages
...idea is like the iron rod which sculptors put in their statues. * It impales and sustains. — Taine. After all has been said that can be said about the widening influence of ideas, it remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents, unless they were...
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Writings, Volume 9

George Eliot - 1907
...assents and denials quite superficial to the manhood within them. Her affection and respect were clinging with new tenacity to her godfather, and with him to...has been said that can be said about the widening influence of ideas, it remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents unless they were taken...
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George Eliot and Thomas Hardy: A Contrast

Lina Wright Berle - 1917 - 174 pages
...more alarmed energy when they threaten to govern in the place of thought." Yet in spite of all this, "After all has been said that can be said about the widening influence of ideas, its remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents unless they were...
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Scientific Influences in the Work of Emile Zola and George Eliot

Anna Theresa Kitchel - Comparative literature - 1921 - 336 pages
...the easy mark of some political or religious symbol", her "affection and respect were clinging with a new tenacity to her godfather, and with him to those memories of her father" which oppoe ed this division. Nor is this principle of the value of the past unemphasized in connection with...
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Novels of George Eliot

Barbara Hardy - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 242 pages
...they have similarity too. In both there is the same process of ardent awakening, illusion and dissent: After all has been said that can be said about the widening influence of ideas, it remains true that they would hardly be such strong agents unless they were taken...
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