Quotation by George Eliot

Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night.
George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819–1880), British novelist. repr. In Scenes of Clerical Life (1858). Janet's Repentance, ch. 25, Blackwood's Magazine (1857).

Pseudonym of Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans.
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