‘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.