Mill On The Floss

(Oxford Pocket Classics)

Average vote of 809
| 21 total contributions of which 8 reviews , 13 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14-18 in English-speaking classrooms. It will include novels, poetry, plays, short stories, essays, travel-writing and other non-fiction. The series will be extensiv ...Continua
Feeling kind of guilty: I didn't like this novel so much. How is it possible? This is the great George Eliot! I must like it. Everybody must. I know it, but... I can't. I simply can't. I found the childhood part amazing: Maggie's portrait is simply f...Continua
Wrote 11/28/13
Lesson of the evil Are you lost in your lies? Do you tell yourself I don't realize Your crusade's a disguise? Replaced freedom with fear You trade money for lives I'm aware of what you've done No, no more sorrrow I've paid for your mistakes Your tim...Continua
Wrote 11/22/09

This took me almost a year to get through, on and off, but was well worth it. Many passages insightful to human nature and society. Recommended for thoughtful readers who can make time for a challenging classic.

Wrote 10/1/09
This is my first book of George Eliot's and it is just completely breathtaking!!!! Then I realised that she (She is a female writer!!!!) is also the author of 'Silas Marner' so I read the original one which is so good too. The way she plots the story...Continua

I really like about half of the book, but am disappointed about the other half.

Wrote Jun 17, 2009, 14:30
I pescatori alla lenza non riescono, nel preparare l'esca, a renderla abbastanza tentatrice perché non conoscono debitamente la natura soggettiva del pesce.
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Wrote Jun 17, 2009, 13:53
Tutto ci abbandona: la fine delle nostre vite non avrà nulla che ne ricordi il principio!
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Wrote Jun 17, 2009, 10:23
A sedici anni, anche gli spiriti più fortemente portati al concreto non possono sfuggire all'illusione ed all'amor proprio.
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Wrote Jun 11, 2009, 15:42
Ma è ben noto che queste condiscendenze coniugali appartengono solo alla più fiacca parte del sesso debole, scarsamente sensibile alle responsabilità di una moglie, freno designato ai piaceri del marito, i quali piaceri ben di rado sono di natura rag...Continua
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Wrote Jun 11, 2009, 15:40
Eran tempi in cui l'ignoranza era assai più comoda che al giorno d'oggi, e veniva ricevuta con tutti gli onori nella miglior società, senza sentirsi costretta a camuffarsi di un'accurata parvenza di coltura: tempi in cui non esistevano i periodici a...Continua
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