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" Gwendolen first, went to look. The opened panel had disclosed the picture of an upturned dead face, from which an obscure figure seemed to be fleeing with outstretched arms. "
Novels of George Eliot: Daniel Deronda - Page 27
by George Eliot - 1876
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Daniel Deronda, Volume 1

George Eliot - 1877
...ribs — nothing but ribs and darkness — I should think that is Spanish, mamma." "Oh, Gheendolen!" said the small Isabel, in a tone of astonishment,...this room by yourself, Gwendolen." " How dare you open^things which were meant to be shut up, you perverse little creature !" said Gwendolen, in her...
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The North American Review, Volume 124

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1877
...little sister Isabel happened to open a hinged panel in the wainscot of one of the rooms, and revealed a picture of " an upturned dead face, from which an...figure seemed to be fleeing with outstretched arms." For a moment she shuddered with an unspeakable horror, the vague spiritual dread at the heart of her...
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Daniel Deronda

George Eliot - 1886
...these old embroidered chairs, and the garlands on the wainscot, and the pictures that may be anything. That one with the ribs — nothing but ribs and darkness...outstretched arms. "How horrible!" said Mrs. Davilow, with n look of mere disgust; but Gwendolen shuddered silently, and Isabel, a plain and altogether inconvenient...
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Recollections of eminent men: with other papers

Edwin Percy Whipple - Biography & Autobiography - 1886 - 397 pages
...little sister Isabel happened to open a hinged panel in the wainscot of one of the rooms, and revealed a picture of " an upturned dead face, from which an...figure seemed to be fleeing with outstretched arms." For a moment she shuddered with an unspeakable horror, the vague spiritual dread at the heart of her...
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George Eliot's Works, Volume 11

George Eliot - English literature - 1894
...these old embroidered chairs, and the garlands on the wainscot, and the pictures that may be anything. That one with the ribs — nothing but ribs and darkness...be fleeing with outstretched arms. " How horrible I " said Mrs. Davilow, with a look of mere disgust ; but Gwendolen shuddered silently, and Isabel,...
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Daniel Deronda, Volume 11

George Eliot - 1894
...these old embroidered chairs, and the garlands on the wainscot, and the pictures that may be anything. That one with the ribs — nothing but ribs and darkness...be fleeing with outstretched arms. " How horrible I" said Mrs. Davilow, with a look of mere disgust; but Gwendolen shuddered silently, and Isabel, a...
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Daniel Deronda, Volume 1

George Eliot - 1903
...astonishment, while she held open a hinged panel of the wainscot at: the other 'end of the room, i , Every one, Gwendolen first, went to look. The opened...inconvenient child with an alarming< memory , said— ... ..i " You will never stay in this room by yourself, Gwendolen." i'i,. " How dare you open things...
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The Mother / Daughter Plot: Narrative, Psychoanalysis, Feminism

Marianne Hirsch - Literary Criticism - 1989
...early scene, when Gwendolen, arriving at Offendene, first notices a small cabinet which, when opened, "disclosed the picture of an upturned dead face, from...obscure figure seemed to be fleeing with outstretched arms"(p. 56). Disturbed, Gwendolen is anxious to lock this cabinet once and for all, but it comes back...
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Victorian Doubt: Literary and Cultural Discourses

Lance St. John Butler - Belief and doubt in literature - 1990 - 222 pages
...Gwendolen and her family are looking round their new home, Offendene, and come across the panelled-in picture of 'an upturned dead face, from which an obscure figure seemed to be fleeing with outstretched arms'.76 This is usually seen as prophetic of Grandcourt's death and of Gwendolen's terrible life with...
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