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It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism. Options
Daemon
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It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.

George Eliot (1819-1880)
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What a beautiful excuse! What a temper you have to have to demand the whole world! My fine (hopefully) organism likes both of them...
marija15.4.2015.
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Yes, some people are very gentle.
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Very cunning way of saying that you got the right to be angry...
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We had a quote from this author last week and it was equally good 😊 my favourite author it Agatha Christie. I was very upset when the actress was pronounced dead...she had brought much of Agatha Christie's work to life as Ms Marple. She was the beat actress to have played the role. Oh, to think we'll never see her on screen again.

And ofcourse there is Poirot, the Belgian detective played by David Suchet. He has unfortunately retired. I think he did his last show a while ago and said he will not be filming again.

I guess this is starting to sound like a tragedy, but the reality is that all good things must come to an end. 😊 Applause
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I'm a gentleman as long as things go my way!
Mv Log
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Sarcasm intended?
Wagner Douglas
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I agree 100% with RoadRunner.

Very ambiguous quote.
Chandrasekhar Krishnan
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Someone said "Don't teach your children not to get angry but how to get angry"..... It is indeed that "how" that matters...
Victor Alexandre Berto Pereira
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suitable for all women
Milica Boghunovich
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belll wrote:
We had a quote from this author last week and it was equally good 😊 my favourite author it Agatha Christie. I was very upset when the actress was pronounced dead...she had brought much of Agatha Christie's work to life as Ms Marple. She was the beat actress to have played the role. Oh, to think we'll never see her on screen again.

And ofcourse there is Poirot, the Belgian detective played by David Suchet. He has unfortunately retired. I think he did his last show a while ago and said he will not be filming again.

I guess this is starting to sound like a tragedy, but the reality is that all good things must come to an end. 😊 Applause


What a confused mind here... too steeped in the movie world... dysfunctional living
Milica Boghunovich
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Mv Log wrote:
Sarcasm intended?


Men are "angels" as far as their anger is concerned, and their wrong doing!
Pieter_Hove
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Chandrasekhar Krishnan wrote:
Someone said "Don't teach your children not to get angry but how to get angry"..... It is indeed that "how" that matters...


I must agree, even when I'd rather be a total pacifist: if you want to mark your point, then do it with style. But is a total state of peace possible in this world? Maybe some frictions prevent us from having too heavy fractions? Unfortunately, a fanatic can always read that as an excuse for worse. And violence breeds violence.
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STYLE IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER.
Fredric Frank Myers
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interesting quote; I'm still pondering it 30 minutes later...... :-)
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I kinda didn't grasp the meaning lol
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Read the quote in context from:

Daniel Deronda/BOOK I.— Chapter VII

THE SPOILED CHILD.[/b]

But when the door opened and she whose presence he was longing for entered, there came over him suddenly and mysteriously a state of tremor and distrust which he had never felt before. Miss Gwendolen, simple as she stood there, in her black silk, cut square about the round white pillar of her throat, a black band fastening her hair which streamed backward in smooth silky abundance, seemed more queenly than usual. Perhaps it was that there was none of the latent fun and tricksiness which had always pierced in her greeting of Rex. How much of this was due to her presentiment from what he had said yesterday that he was going to talk of love? How much from her desire to show regret about his accident? Something of both. But the wisdom of ages has hinted that there is a side of the bed which has a malign influence if you happen to get out on it; and this accident befalls some charming persons rather frequently. Perhaps it had befallen Gwendolen this morning. The hastening of her toilet, the way in which Bugle used the brush, the quality of the shilling serial mistakenly written for her amusement, the probabilities of the coming day, and, in short, social institutions generally, were all objectionable to her. It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.


Read Daniel Deronda : http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Daniel_Deronda/Chapter_7
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Daemon wrote:
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.

George Eliot (1819-1880)


Absolutely. The world will never be equal to the demands of our "fine organisms".
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