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Quotation by George Eliot
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure o' one fool as 'ull tell him he's wise.
George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819–1880), British novelist. Mrs. Poyser, in Adam Bede, bk. 6, ch. 53 (1859).
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