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This seems almost an allusion to the conclusion in Middlemarch (1871-72) about the value of Dorothea's life: "the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts" (896).
After poems such as 'A Victim', 'The Unhistoric Story', 'Landfall in Unknown Seas' and 'Sailing or Drowning', with their blood-stained sands and seas, comes the more personal, existential vision of a world described in 'At Dead Low Water' as 'Meaningless but for individual pain' (p.
Unfortunately the other protest venues were unhistoric flops.
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.
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.
42) He reported that the Passion Play was replete with falsehoods and served as a hotbed of antisemitism, and made him feel "as if I had to rise, and declare aloud to the thousands that crowded the auditorium, that what they heard and saw, was, as far as it depicted or typified the Jew, unhistoric in fact, false in interpretation, cruel in inference.
Jane Addams shared with George Eliot the staunch belief that--as Eliot writes at the conclusion of Middlemarch--the 'growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts'; and this belief perhaps best explains Addams' life and work.
The crux of the geography's expansive delineation of Armenia's borders is unraveled in terms of a synchronic, and hence unhistoric, presentation of diachronic diversity.
Thus questions about the self-understanding of economics as a discipline reminiscent of those raised in the "Methodenstreit" debate are raised: Is economics inductive, holistic, and historic-ethical or is it deductive, unhistoric, individualistic and universal?
One of those best laps was the pushing through in the dying weeks of the Callaghan government of the bill establishing Public Lending Right (an unhistoric but beneficent act).
6) See for example, Bethell's 'Pause', Baxter's 'Poem in the Matukituki Valley', Allen Curnow's 'The Unhistoric Story', Charles Brasch's 'The Silent Land'.
Nevertheless, the narrator argues, "the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so well 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" (M, 896).
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