George Eliot

‘He is a gentleman. I heard him talking to Humphrey. He talks well.

Eliot, George; Ashton, Rosemary (2003-03-25). Middlemarch (Kindle Locations 1925-1926). Penguin Group. Kindle Edition.

George Eliot, born today in 1819, might have had a kind thought for Toastmasters if she were still alive. To learn more about Eliot, head over to the November 22 edition of The Writer’s Almanac.

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