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Mr. Gilfil's Love Story

By Eliot, George

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Book Id: WPLBN0000625620
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Mr. Gilfil's Love Story  
Author: Eliot, George
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Eliot, G. (n.d.). Mr. Gilfil's Love Story. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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Excerpt: Chapter One. WHEN old Mr Gilfil died, thirty years ago, there was general sorrow in Shepperton; and if black cloth had not been hung round the pulpit and reading?desk, by order of his nephew and principal legatee, the parishioners would certainly have subscribed the necessary sum out of their own pockets, rather than allow such a tribute of respect to be wanting. All the farmers? wives brought out their black bombasines; and Mrs Jennings, at the Wharf, by appearing the first Sunday after Mr Gilfil?s death in her salmon?coloured ribbons and green shawl, excited the severest remark. To be sure, Mrs Jennings was a new?comer, and town?bred, so that she could hardly be expected to have very clear notions of what was proper; but, as Mrs Higgins observed in an undertone to Mrs Parrot when they were coming out of church, ?Her husband, who?d been born i? the parish, might ha? told her better.? An unreadiness to put on black on all available occasions, or too great an alacrity in putting it off, argued, in Mrs Higgins?s opinion, a dangerous levity of character, and an unnatural insensibility to the essential fitness of things.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Mr. Gilfil's Love Story, 1 -- George Eliot, 1 -- Chapter 1, 1 -- Chapter 2, 8 -- Chapter 3, 16 -- Chapter 4, 19 -- Chapter 5, 25 -- Chapter 6, 33 -- Chapter 7, 34 -- Chapter 8, 37 -- Chapter 9, 39 -- Chapter 10, 41 -- Chapter 11, 43 -- Chapter 12, 45 -- Chapter 13, 49 -- Chapter 14, 53 -- Chapter 15, 54 -- Chapter 16, 55 -- Chapter 17, 57 -- Chapter 18, 58 -- Chapter 19, 60 -- Chapter 20, 67 -- Chapter 21, 68 -- EPILOGUE, 70 -- Mr. Gilfil's Love Story


 
 



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