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Silas Marner

Silas Marner


by George Eliot

Silas Marner: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. "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
2. "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 horse that Dunstan stole
3. "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? -> The innkeeper's wife
4. "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 WIlliam Dane betrayed him
5. : "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