George Eliot quote about innocence from Middlemarch - blameless people are always the most exasperating.
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blameless people are always the most exasperating.
 George Eliot, Middlemarch (1872). copy citation

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Author George Eliot
Source Middlemarch
Topic innocence exasperation
Date 1872
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/145/145-h/145-h.htm

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“But he is not going to do so, that I am aware. He certainly never has asked me.»
«Mary, you are always so violent.»
«And you are always so exasperating.»
«I? What can you blame me for?»
«Oh, blameless people are always the most exasperating. There is the bell—I think we must go down.»
«I did not mean to quarrel,» said Rosamond, putting on her hat.
«Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarrelled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?»” source

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