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stoic
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Middlemarch
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  • …that toy-box history of the world adapted to young ladies which had made the chief part of her education, Mr. Casaubon’s talk about his great book was full of new vistas; and this sense of revelation, this surprise of a nearer introduction to Stoics and Alexandrians, as people who had ideas not totally unlike her own, kept in abeyance for the time her usual eagerness for a binding theory which could bring her own life and doctrine into strict connection with that amazing past, and give…

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  • She suffered quietly, courageously, with a stoic acceptance of her illness.
  • If she was heart-broken, it didn’t show. I still don’t know if her stoicism is for show or if she really doesn’t allow herself to feel emotion even in private moments.

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