A limpid simile for being open and transparent. If only more people were like Maggie Tulliver, although it can be said that her openness is not without difficulty for her.

‘… she was as open and transparent as a rock-pool.’


Source: George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss (London: Oxford University Press, 1963), p. 474

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