George Eliot: unvisited tombs
17 October 2022
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.
—George Eliot (1819–1880), the ending of Middlemarch
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