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Quotation by George Eliot
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man.
George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819–1880), British novelist, editor. Adam Bede, bk. 5, ch. 43 (1859).
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