Thursday, November 15, 2012

Well Said: A Front and Back Parlor

Mrs. Glegg had both a front and a back parlor in her excellent house at St. Ogg’s, so that she had two points of view from which she could observe the weaknesses of her fellow-beings and reinforce her thankfulness for her own exceptional strength of mind.
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
Ouch! Courtesy of Rose, who is reading the book right now.

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