Who is Eliot?

  • (noun): British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965).
    Synonyms: T. S. Eliot, Thomas Stearns Eliot
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More definitions of "Eliot":

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

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    ... it is an uneasy lot at best, to be what we call highly taught and yet not to enjoy: to be present at this great spectacle of life and never to be liberated from a small hungry shivering self—never to be fully possessed by the glory we behold, never to have our consciousness rapturously transformed into the vividness of a thought, the ardour of a passion, the energy of an action, but always to be scholarly and uninspired, ambitious and timid, scrupulous and dim-sighted.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    If you are not proud of your cellar, there is no thrill of satisfaction in seeing your guest hold up his wine-glass to the light and look judicial.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be a monster.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)