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Quotation by George Eliot
What quarrel, what harshness, what unbelief in each other can subsist in the presence of a great calamity, when all the artificial vesture of our life is gone, and we are all one with each other in primitive mortal needs?
George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819–1880), British novelist, editor. The Mill on the Floss, bk. 7, ch. 5 (1860).
Real name: Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans.
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