One can begin so many things with a new person! —even begin to be a better man.
 George Eliot, Middlemarch (1872). copy citation

Author George Eliot
Source Middlemarch
Topic relationship change meeting
Date 1872
Language English


“But this proud openness was made lovable by an expression of unaffected good-will. Mr. Bulstrode perhaps liked him the better for the difference between them in pitch and manners; he certainly liked him the better, as Rosamond did, for being a stranger in Middlemarch. One can begin so many things with a new person!—even begin to be a better man.
«I shall rejoice to furnish your zeal with fuller opportunities,» Mr. Bulstrode answered; «I mean, by confiding to you the superintendence of my new hospital, should a maturer knowledge favor that issue, for I am determined that so great an object shall not be shackled by our two physicians.” source

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