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Silas Marner

Silas Marner


by George Eliot

Silas Marner: Quotes (What Was Said) Quiz

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Q. "I should be glad to see a good change in anybody, Mr Godfrey […] but it 'ud be better if no change was wanted" (1.12.87). Who said this?

Silas Marner
Priscilla Lammeter
Nancy Lammeter
Eppie Marner
Q. "There's debts we can't pay like money debts, by paying extra for the years that have slipped by" (2.20.5). To what debt is Godfrey referring?

The rent money that he stole
The horse that Dunstan stole
His obligation to Eppie
His obligation to Silas
Q. "But she'll be my little un […] she'll be nobody else's" (1.15.18). When Silas says this, people are telling him that he should give Eppie to whom?

Dolly Winthrop
The Parish
The innkeeper's wife
Q. "You may prosper, for all that: there is no just God that governs the earth righteously, but a God of lies" (1.1.15). When did Silas say this?

When Eppie ran away
When WIlliam Dane betrayed him
When Dustan stole his money
When Godfrey lied about fathering Eppie
Q. : "And if you could but ha' gone on trustening […] you wouldn't ha' run away from your fellow-creaturs and been so lone" (2.16.40). Who said this to whom?

Nancy Lammeter to Godfrey Cass
Godfrey Cass to Dustan Cass
Silas Marner to Godfrey Cass
Dolly Winthrop to Silas Marner