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For what we call illusions are often, in truth, a wider vision of past and present realities—a willing movement of a man's soul with the larger sweep of the world's forces—a movement towards a more assured end than the chances of a single life.
George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819–1880), British novelist, editor. Felix Holt, the Radical, ch. 16 (1866).
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