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 Elizabeth Gaskell - “But the cloud never comes in that quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “He could not forget the touch of her arms around his neck, impatiently felt as it had been at the time but now the recollection of her clinging defence of him, seemed to thrill him through and through,--to melt away every resolution, all power of self-control, as if it were wax before a fire.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “I saw, I imitated, I survived”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “We looked into the darkness of futurity as a child gazes after a rocket up in the cloudy sky, full of wondering expectation of the rattle, the discharge, and the brilliant shower of sparks and light.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “. . . she would have despised the modern idea of women being equal to men. Equal, indeed she knew they were superior.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “To be sure a stepmother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn't me.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “We were none of us musical, though Miss Jenkyns beat time, out of time, by way of appearing to be so.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “Bombazine would have shown a deeper sense of her loss.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “I'll not listen to reason... reason always means what someone else has got to say.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “He had not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones, and leanness goes a great way towards gentility.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “A wise parent humours the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “The cloud never comes in the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “I'll not listen to reason. . . Reason always means what someone else has got to say.”
 Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - “I'll not listen to reason. Reason always means what someone else has to say.”
 Elizabeth Gaskell - “A man is so in the way in the house.”