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" Madonna, turning her mild face upward and opening her arms to welcome the divine glory; but do not impose on us any aesthetic rules which shall banish from the region of Art those old women scraping carrots with their work-worn hands, those heavy clowns... "
Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review - Page 266
1881
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Calcutta Review, Volume 37

India - 1862
...those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house, those rounded backs and stupid weather beaten faces that have bent over the spade, and done the...onions. In this world there are so many of these common coarso people, who have no picturesque sentimental wretchedness ! It is so needful we should remember...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18

American literature - 1866
...carrots with their work-worn hands, — those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pothouse, — those rounded backs and stupid weather-beaten faces...work of the world, — those homes with their tin cans, their brown pitchers, their rough curs, and their clusters of onions. In this world there are...
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Adam Bede, Volume 1

George Eliot - Carpenters - 1859 - 452 pages
...scraping carrots with their work-worn hands, those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house, those rounded backs and stupid weather-beaten faces...people, who have no picturesque sentimental wretchedness ! It is so needful we should remember their existence, else we may happen to leave them quite out of...
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Adam Bede, by George Eliot, Volume 2

Mary Ann Evans - 1859
...scraping carrots with their work-worn hands, those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house, those rounded backs and stupid weather-beaten faces...people, who have no picturesque sentimental wretchedness ! It is so needful we should remember their existence, else we may happen to leave them quite out of...
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Adam Bede, by George Eliot, Volume 2

Mary Ann Evans - 1859
...scraping carrots with their work-worn hands, those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house, those rounded backs and stupid weather-beaten faces...bent over the spade and done the rough work of the world—those homes with their tin pans, their brown pitchers, their rough curs, and their clusters...
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Adam Bede, Volume 2

George Eliot - Carpenters - 1859 - 496 pages
...carrots with their work-worn hands, those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house—those rounded backs and stupid, weather-beaten faces that...bent over the spade and done the rough work of the world—those homes with their tin pans, their brown pitchers, their rough curs, and their clusters...
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Women of worth

Women - 1859
...should be able to admire — for whom you should cherish all possible hopes, all possible patience. ... In this world there are so many of these common, coarse...people, who have no picturesque sentimental wretchedness ! It is so needful we should remember their existence, else we may happen to leave them quite out of...
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Adam Bede, by George Eliot

Mary Ann Evans - 1860
...scraping carrots with their work-worn hands, those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house — those rounded backs and stupid, weather-beaten faces that have bent over the spade and dono the rough work of the world — those homes with their tin pans, their brown pitchers, their rough...
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Thackeray: Review of Vanity Fair, Newcomes. Cut from Calcutta Review, Dec ...

1861
...those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house, those rounded backs and stupid weather beaten faces that have bent over the spade, and done the...onions. In this world there are so many of these common coarsepeople, who have no picturesque sentimental wretchedness ! It is so- needful we should remember...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 37

India - 1862
...those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house, those rounded backs and stupid weather beaten faces that have bent over the spade, and done the...people, who have no picturesque sentimental wretchedness ! It is so needful we should remember their existence, else we may happen to leave them quite out of...
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