On the other side of silence


In case you’re interested, George Eliot was actually a woman who took a man’s “pen name” in order for her work to be taken seriously.

R. D. Shanks

If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence.

Middlemarch, George Eliot

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