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The lifted veil

 
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dc.contributor.author Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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dc.date.created 1859
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dc.description.abstract First edition published in 1859.
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dc.subject.lcsh Fiction -- Great Britain -- 19th century
dc.subject.lcsh Short stories -- Great Britain -- 19th century
dc.title The lifted veil
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The Lifted Veil by George Eliot Chapter I THE time of my end approaches. I have lately been subject to attacks of angina pectoris; and in the ordinary course of things, my physician tells me, I may fairly hope that my life will not be protracted many months. Unless, then, I am cursed with an exceptional physical constitution, as I am cursed with an exceptional mental character, I shall not much longer groan under the wearisome burthen of this earthly existence. If it were to be otherwise — if I were to live on to the age most men desire and provide for — I should for once have known whether the miseries of delusive expectation can outweigh the miseries of true prevision. For I foresee when I shall die, and everything that will happen in my last moments. Just a month from this day, on the 20th of September 1850, I shall be sitting in this chair, in this study, at ten o'clock at night, longing to die, weary of incessant insight and foresight, without delusions and without hope. Just as I . . .
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