Who are Mary Ann Evans?

  • (noun): British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880).
    Synonyms: Eliot, George Eliot

Famous quotes containing the words mary ann, evans, mary and/or ann:

    ... it is seldom a medical man has true religious views—there is too much pride of intellect.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    I can’t imagine going on when there are no more expectations.
    —Dame Edith Evans (1888–1976)

    Always clung to by barnacles.
    Hawaiian saying no. 2661, ‘lelo No’Eau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)

    ... he held it one of the prettiest attitudes of the feminine mind to adore a man’s pre- eminence without too precise a knowledge of what it consisted in.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)