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Adam Bede

[beed] /bid/
noun
1.
a novel (1859) by George Eliot.
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  • George Eliot, somewhere in Adam Bede, has a mot: when a donkey sets out to sing, everybody knows beforehand what the tune will be.

    The English Novel Sidney Lanier
  • My chief complaint with Adam Bede himself is that he is too good.

  • A portrait of him, also preserved there, is known among the family as "Adam Bede."

    George Eliot Mathilde Blind
  • "Adam Bede" has been written, and the second volume is in type.

  • It was not until she was forty years of age that she established a reputation by the publication of “Adam Bede.”

    Literary Byways William Andrews
  • This was Adam Bede, which she completed by the end of October, 1858.

    The English Novel Sidney Lanier
  • In the first group of novels Adam Bede is the most natural, and probably interests more readers than all the others combined.

    English Literature William J. Long
  • Is that the book Minerva said was an easy-looking one, not exciting—'Adam Bede?'

    East Angels Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • The wood scene with Adam Bede still further illustrates the same characteristics.

  • Adam Bede thought so, as he glanced at her for a moment on rising from his knees.

    Adam Bede George Eliot

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