Such an original way to convey heart-stopping loveliness, physical that is.  One of the twists of the story is that the girl’s radiant beauty encases a petty, giddy, shallow little soul.

‘While she set off the pale fragrant butter as the primrose is set off by its nest of green…’

Source: George Eliot, Adam Bede (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985 (1859)), p. 141

Photo credit: Tappancs at

1 Comment

  1. Anna Armbrust

    Thank You! Köszönöm, hogy felhasználta a fotómat. Örülök, hogy tetszett.


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest