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Saturday, March 11, 2017

"Unhistoric Acts"

“But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive:
for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”
--end of Middlemarch, by George Eliot

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