Contemporaries on George Eliot's Life

An understanding of how George Eliot’s contemporaries were reading and responding to her life and works helps us appreciate her reach, her fame, and her historical significance.

Biographical Studies: In this section, you will find assessments of Eliot’s life by her contemporaries—everything from brief commentary in periodicals, to chapters in collective biographies, to complete, book-length biographies.

Most significant is the 1885 biography written by her husband, John Walter Cross, which includes many of Eliot's letters and journal entries. Reviews of Cross’s biography are collected here for the first time. In our Correspondence section, every one of the 894 letters Cross collected is sortable and searchable.

When she died after a brief illness at the age of sixty-one, George Eliot was one of England's most famous literary celebrities. Obituary notices are well represented in this collection, including several later tributes written by famous authors whose own work was influenced by Eliot’s, including Henry James and Virginia Woolf. 

It is interesting to note how often early biographical sketches included incorrect information. We retain these, of course, for the benefit of comparison and the historical interest of these records.

"George Eliot and Spencer." Sunday Times, 31 January 1904, p. 5.

Ingersoll, Robert. "George Eliot." Boston Investigator, 2 Nov. 1887, p. 5.

"George Eliot and Phrenology." Daily News, 13 April 1907, p. 13.

"George Eliot and Mrs Gaskell." Aberdeen Journal, 15 Nov. 1886, p. 6.

"George Eliot and Mr. Lewes." London Mid Surrey Times And General Advertiser, 15 Feb. 1896.

"George Eliot and Methodism." Express and Telegraph, 26 December 1896, p. 5.

E. W. B. "George Eliot and Joseph Liggins." Leeds Mercury, 7 Feb. 1885.

Ireland, Annie E. “George Eliot and Jane Welsh Carlyle.” Gentleman’s Magazine, 264, 1888, pp. 229-238.

E. M. "George Eliot and Immortality." London Echo, 19 Oct. 1891, p. 4.

"George Eliot and Herbert Spencer." Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950), 14 April 1908, p. 5.

"George Eliot and Herbert Spencer." Australian Star (Sydney, NSW : 1887 - 1909), 11 April 1908, p. 11.

Haldane, Elizabeth S. George Eliot and Her Times; A Victorian Study. New York, D. Appleton & Company, 1927.

"George Eliot and her Correspondents." Pall Mall Gazette, 5 Jan. 1886,p. 6.

"George Eliot." Alexandria Gazette, 18 Mar. 1872, p. 1.

"George Eliot and George Lewes." Cincinnati Commercial, 18 Feb. 1881, p. 2.

Housing, Maskel and Mary Hickson. "George Eliot and George Henry Lewes." London Echo, 15 Jun. 1895, p. 4.

"George Eliot and George Henry Lewes." Age, 24 Nov. 1894, p. 11.

"George Eliot and George Henry Lewes. " Chicago Daily Tribune, 26 Dec. 1878.

"George Eliot and Derbyshire." Derby Mercury, 18 Apr. 1883.

"George Eliot and Derbyshire." Derby Mercury, 18 Apr. 1883, p. 5.

"George Eliot and Boadicea." London Mainly about People, 16 Mar. 1907, p. 295.

"George Eliot and 'Mark Rutherford.'" St. James's Gazette, 30 Jul. 1902, p. 6.

"George Eliot." Northern Echo, 16 Feb. 1885, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Liverpool Mercury, 25 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Northern Echo, 9 Feb. 1885, p. 4. George Eliot Archive.

Hutton, R. H. "George Eliot." Contemporary Review, vol. 47, 1885, pp. 372-391.

Simcox, Edith. "George Eliot." The Nineteenth Century, May 1881, pp. 778–801.

Linton, Eliza Lynn. "George Eliot," Temple Bar, 1 Jan. 1885, pp. 512–524.

"George Eliot." Temple Bar, 1 Jan 1885, pp. 512-524.

Field, Kate. "George Eliot." Boston Daily Advertiser, 29 Dec. 1880.

"George Eliot." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 8 May 1876, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Standard, 25 Dec. 1880, p. 5.

"George Eliot." Guardian, 29 Dec. 1880, p. 1838-1839.

"George Eliot." Leeds Mercury, 1 Jan. 1881, p. 12.

"George Eliot." Lancaster Gazette, 10 May 1876.

"George Eliot." Glasgow Herald, 25 Dec. 1880, p. 7.

A. R. "George Eliot." Westminster Budget, 18 Jul. 1902, p. 21.

Peirce, Z. F. "George Eliot." Boston Daily Advertiser, 27 Jan. 1877.

"George Eliot." Chicago Daily Tribune, 25 Dec. 1880.

"George Eliot." Royal Cornwall Gazette, 31 Dec. 1880, p. 7.

"George Eliot." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 8 May 1876, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Guardian, 25 Mar. 1885, p. 460.

"George Eliot." Philadelphia Times, 1 Mar. 1885, p. 7.

"George Eliot." Woman's Herald, 30 Jan. 1892, p. 1.

"George Eliot." Cootamundra Herald, 19 Feb. 1881.

"George Eliot." Century Magazine, vol. 58, Jul. 1899, pp. 442-446

"George Eliot." Westminster Review, vol. 124, July 1885, pp. 161-208

Allardyce, Alexander. "George Eliot." Blackwood's Magazine, Feb. 1881, pp. 255–268.

Adams, William Henry Davenport. "'George Eliot' (Marian Evans)."Celebrated Englishwomen of the Victorian Era, Vol. 2, London, F.V. White and Co., 1884, pp. 86-182.

"George Eliot." South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889), 12 February 1881, p. 7.

Owen, W. O. "George Eliot." South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1868 - 1881), 19 February 1881.

"George Eliot." The British Medical Journal, edited by Ernest Hart, vol. 1 for 1881, 21 Jan 1881, pp. 24.

"George Eliot." Express and Telegraph (Adelaide, SA : 1867 - 1922), 11 February 1881, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Adelaide Observer, 11 March 1882, p. 41.

"George Eliot." Sydney Morning Herald, 14 April 1885, p. 9.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 7 May 1881, p. 735.

"George Eliot." North Australian, 7 January 1888, p. 1.

"George Eliot." Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser, 29 September 1876, p. 7.

"George Eliot." Express and Telegraph, 14 February 1881, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Mercury, 6 June 1878, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Cootamundra Herald, 19 February 1881, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Register, 16 November 1912, p. 4.

"George Eliot." Mackay Mercury and South Kennedy Advertiser, 9 March 1881, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Townsville Daily Bulletin, 25 May 1927, p. 14.

"George Eliot." Newcastle Morning Herald and Miner's Advocate, 21 May 1885, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Narracoorte Herald, 29 December 1887, p. 1.

"George Eliot." Evening Journal, 14 May 1898, p. 5.

"George Eliot." Leader, 28 March 1885, p. 36.

"George Eliot." Register, 22 November 1919, p. 8.

"George Eliot." Evening News, 5 July 1880, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Daily Mercury, 16 October 1937, p. 6.

"George Eliot." Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate, 11 November 1887, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Daily News, 31 December 1923, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Queensland Times, 22 June 1876, p. 4.

"George Eliot." Evening News, 2 June 1927, p. 12.

"George Eliot." Sydney Morning Herald, 25 December 1880, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Freeman's Journal, 3 June 1876, p. 19.

"George Eliot." Australian Town and Country Journal, 12 October 1878, p. 28.

"George Eliot." Australian Star, 17 January 1891, p. 7.

"George Eliot." Queenslander, 21 August 1880, p. 235.

"George Eliot." Illawarra Mercury, 4 January 1881, p. 4.

"George Eliot." Leader, 29 November 1879, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Northern Miner, 21 July 1927, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 20 December 1879, p. 1081.

"George Eliot." Cairns Post, 25 July 1936, p. 12.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 4 February 1882, p. 184.

"George Eliot." Evening News, 27 December 1880, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Queanbeyan Observer, 11 August 1896, p. 1.

"George Eliot." Brisbane Courier, 21 August 1880, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Sydney Morning Herald, 23 July 1932, p. 8.

"George Eliot." Inquirer and Commercial News, 2 February 1881, p. 2.

"George Eliot." South Australian Register, 6 March 1884, p. 1.

"George Eliot." Leader, 2 April 1881, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Age, 1 December 1923, p. 27.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 25 June 1881, p. 1023.

"George Eliot." Age, 4 October 1919, p. 23.

Sydes, Mary. "George Eliot." Daily Mail, 29 November 1919, p. 12.

"George Eliot." Corowa Free Press, 12 March 1880, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Australasian, 27 May 1876, p. 8.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 12 February 1881, p. 245.

"George Eliot." Evening Journal, 16 May 1885, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 25 April 1885, p. 862.

"George Eliot." South Australian Register, 23 April 1885, p. 5.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 16 September 1876, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 18 April 1885, p. 806.

"George Eliot." Australasian, 1 January 1881, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 22 April 1876, p. 537.

"George Eliot." Lancaster Examiner, 25 December 1880, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Daily Standard, 30 April 1921, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Telegraph, 1889 July 2, p. 5.

"George Eliot." Daily Arkansas Gazette, 15 Jan 1881.

Blind, Mathilde. George Eliot. London, W.H. Allen and Co., 1883.

Bruno. "George Eliot." Rocky Mountain News, 14 Sept. 1879, p. 2.

"'George Eliot." Devon and Exeter Gazette, 5 Mar. 1910, p. 2.

Parton, James. "George Eliot." Noted Women of Europe and America: Authors, Artists, Reformers, and Heroines, Queens, Princesses and Women of Society, Women Eccentric or Peculiar: From the Most Recent and Authentic Sources, Hartford, Conn., Phoenix publishing co., 1883, pp. 91-112.

Woolf, Virginia. "George Eliot." Times Literary Supplement, 20 Nov. 1919, pp. 657–658.

"George Eliot." Friend of India & Statesman, 30 Oct. 1895, p. 5.

"George Eliot." Daily Picayune, 4 Mar. 1895, p. 2.

Atkinson, W. H. S. "George Eliot." Atchison Daily Globe, 6 Jul. 1889.

"George Eliot." Daily Picayune, 29 Jun 1888, p. 4.

"George Eliot." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 3 Mar. 1888, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Morning Oregonian, 3 Oct. 1886, p. 4.

"George Eliot." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 15 Feb. 1886, p. 12.

"George Eliot." Northern Echo, 9 Feb. 1885.

"George Eliot." Illustrated London News, 7 Feb. 1885, p. 160.

"George Eliot." Pall Mall Gazette, 27 Jan. 1885.

"George Eliot." Boston Daily Advertiser, 21 Mar. 1883, p. 8.

"George Eliot." Tamworth Herald, 8 Jan. 1881, p. 6.

"George Eliot." Chicago Daily Tribune, 12 Feb. 1881.

"George Eliot." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 11 Mar. 1881, p. 9.

"George Eliot." North American, 25 Dec. 1880.

"George Eliot." Rocky Mountain News, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 4.

"George Eliot." Boston Daily Advertiser, 24 Dec. 1880.

"George Eliot." Daily Globe, 24 Dec. 1880.

"George Eliot." Chicago Daily Tribune, 16 Nov. 1880.

"George Eliot." Star, 28 Dec. 1880.

"George Eliot." Glasgow Herald, 25 Dec. 1880.

"George Eliot." Times, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 9.

"George Eliot." Liverpool Mercury, 25 Dec. 1880.

"George Eliot." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 8 May 1880, p. 10.

Norland, Annie. "George Eliot." Galveston Daily News, 27 May 1877.

Spencer, C. H. "George Eliot." Melbourne Review, 1 Apr. 1876, p. 145-162.

Reid, T. Wemyss. "'George Eliot.'" Standard, 29 Dec. 1880, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Huddersfield Chronicle, 24 Aug. 1895, p. 3.

Austin, Alfred. "George Eliot." Nottinghamshire Guardian, 31 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"George Eliot." Huddersfield Chronicle, 23 Aug. 1895, p. 4.

"George Eliot." Hampshire Advertiser County Newspaper, 20 May 1876, p. 7.

"George Eliot." Daily Evening Bulletin, 16 Mar. 1878.

"George Eliot." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 3 Mar. 1888, p. 2.

"George Eliot." Freeman's Journal, 11 Jan. 1881, p. 7.

"George Eliot." Northern Echo, 9 Feb. 1885, p. 4.

"George Eliot." Liverpool Mercury, 18 June 1883, p. 7.

"George Eliot." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 8 May 1876, p. 3.

"General News." Star; Guernsey, 11 May 1880.

"General and Personal." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 10 Jan. 1880, p. 4.

"General and Personal." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 5 Jul. 1879, p. 2.

"Gadding About London." Daily Inter Ocean, 1 Jul. 1882, p. 11.

Lewes, G. H. "George Eliot." Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, 16 Mar. 1877.

"Funeral of Nephew of ' George Eliot.'" Tamworth Herald, 20 Mar. 1920, p. 3.

"Funeral of Nephew of 'George Eliot.'" Tamworth Herald, 20 Mar. 1920, p. 3.

"Funeral of George Eliot." Evening News, 31 December 1880, p. 4.

"Funeral of George Eliot." Australian Town and Country Journal, 1 January 1881, p. 12.

"Funeral of George Eliot." Times, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 6.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" York Herald, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 5.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Standard, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Dundee Courier and Argus, 30 Dec. 1880.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 6.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle, 1 Jan. 1881, p. 6.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Western Mail, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Funeral of George Eliot." Aberdeen Journal, 1 Jan. 1881, p. 2.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Morning Post, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Funeral of George Eliot." Daily Evening Bulletin, 21 Jan. 1881, p. 4.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle, 1 Jan. 1881.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 1 Jan. 1881.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 1 Jan. 1881.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" York Herald, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 5.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Standard, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Morning Post, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 6.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Dundee Courier & Argus, 30 Dec. 1880.

"Funeral of 'George Eliot.'" Western Mail, 30 Dec. 1880.

"From Our London Correspondent." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 23 Mar. 1876, p. 5.

"From A London Correspondent." Newcastle Courant, 13 Feb. 1885, p. 4.

"Friendship with George Eliot." London Mainly about People, 19 Dec. 1903, p. 772.

"Friend of George Eliot." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 25 Feb. 1905, p. 6.

"Friend of George Eliot." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 25 Feb. 1905, p. 6.

Krout, Mary H. "Fresh London Notes." Daily Inter Ocean, 21 Nov. 1895, p. 10.

Galatea. "Four Famous Women." Inter Ocean, 9 Jul. 1875, p. 2.

"Four English Humourists (Murray)." Times, 4 Oct. 1895, p. 4.

"Foreign News and Gossip." Daily Evening Bulletin, 15 Dec. 1881, p. 4.

"Foreign Intelligence." Galveston Daily News, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Foreign Affairs." Daily Evening Bulletin, 23 Dec. 1880.

"Floral." Cornishman, 26 May 1898, p. 9.

Ruskin, John. "Fiction—Foul and Fair." Nineteenth Century, 1880, pgs. 941-963.

"Feminine Foibles, Fancies, and Fashions." Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 12 Feb. 1881, p. 3.

"Feminine Foibles, Fancies, and Fashions." Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 1 Jan. 1881, p. 3.

"Feminine Fashions and Fancies." Newcastle Courant, 13 Feb. 1885.

"February Magazines." Newcastle Courant, 20 Feb. 1885, p. 6.

"Fame and Happiness for Women." Daily Evening Bulletin, 30 Jun. 1883.

"Fair Play for English Music." Times, 26 Jul. 1919, p. 15.

Dunlevy, Maurice. "Facts about George Eliot." Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995), 22 March 1969, p. 13.

"Eyes in Fiction." St. James's Gazette, 13 Oct. 1898, p. 12.

"Extracts from New Books." Newcastle Courant, 13 Jul. 1883.

"English Studies." Morning Post, 30 Sept. 1896, p. 3.

Field, Kate. "English Authors in Florence." December 1864, pp. 860-871.

"English Authoresses." Belmont Chronicle, 14 Jun. 1866.

"Eminent Women." Nonconformist and Independent, 23 Aug. 1883, p.754.

Conway, Monoure D. "Emerson and George Eliot." Times, 31 Jan. 1883, p. 7.

Boyesen, Hjalmar. "Eliot as a Novelist." Milwaukee Sentinel, 3 Feb. 1891, p. 2.

G. A. S. "Echoes of the Week." Illustrated London News, 8 Jan. 1881, p. 27.

"'Echo' Gossip: A New Literary Discovery." London Echo, 23 Jan. 1894, p. 1.

"Dramatic Recital." Hastings and St. Leonards Observer, 26 Nov. 1892, p. 2.

White, William Hale. "Dr. John Chapman," The Athenaeum Journal, 3502, 8 December 1894. pp. 790.

"Domestic Intelligence." Bury and Norwich Post, 4 Jan. 1881, p. 2.

"Domestic Intelligence." Bury and Norwich Post, 28 Dec. 1880, p. 2.

Rhotert, Karl. Die Frau bei George Eliot. Berlin, E. Ebering, 1915.

"Didn't Know of George Eliot." Milwaukee Sentinel, 7 Feb. 1886, p. 4.

"Dickens Said She was a Woman." Barre Evening Telegram, 5 Jul. 1902.

"Deplorable." Milwaukee Sentinel, 24 Nov. 1897, p. 11.

"Death of Mr. Herbert Spencer." The Standard, 9 Dec. 1903, p. 3.

"Death of Mr. Francis Otter." Sheffield and Rotherham Independent, 31 May 1895, p. 6.

"Death of George Henry Lewes." Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, 6 Dec. 1878, p. 7.

"Death of George Eliot." Adelaide Observer, 1 January 1881, p. 35.

"Death of George Eliot." Nottinghamshire Guardian, 31 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Death of George Eliot." Adelaide Observer, 1 Jan 1881.

"Death of George Eliot." Georgia Weekly Telegraph, Journal & Messenger, 31 Dec. 1880.

"Death of George Eliot." Daily Evening Bulletin, 23 Dec. 1880, p. 2.

"Death of George Eliot." Nottinghamshire Guardian, 31 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Standard, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Sheffield and Rotherham Independent, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Dundee Courier, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 7.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Western Mail, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Death of Anthony Trollope." Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, 7 Dec. 1882, p. 2.

"Death of a Friend of George Eliot." Glasgow Herald, 8 Mar. 1899.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Mount Alexander Mail, 28 December 1880, p. 2.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Star; Guernsey, 25 Dec. 1880. George Eliot Archive.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Birmingham Daily Post, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 8.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Northampton Mercury, 1 Jan. 1881, p. 2.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Bristol Mercury, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 2.

"Death of 'George Eliot'." Lancaster Gazette, 25 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 4.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Cornishman, 30 Dec. 1880, p. 6.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Frank Leslie's Ilustrated Newspaper, 8 Jan 1881, p. 315.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Northampton Mercury, 1 Jan. 1881, p. 2.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 4.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Daily Inter Ocean, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 4.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Western Mail, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 4.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Standard, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 3.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Leeds Mercury, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Huddersfield Chronicle and West Yorkshire Advertiser, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 5.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Glasgow Herald, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Dundee Courier & Argus and Northern Warder, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Daily News, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Bristol Mercury and Daily Post, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Birmingham Daily Post, 24 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Mount Alexander Mail, 28 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" Derby Mercury, 29 Dec. 1880.

"Death of 'George Eliot.'" London Daily News, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 5.

"Days of the Week." Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper, 20 Dec. 1896, p. 8.

Ahlers, Lena C. "George Eliot." Daughters Known to Fame, Albert Whitman & Co., 1935, pp. 97-102

"Cuttings From 'Punch.'" Huddersfield Chronicle, 6 May 1893, p. 3.

"Current Mention." Independent Statesman, 30 Jan. 1879.

"Current Literature." Daily Evening Bulletin, 7 Mar. 1885.

G. A. S. "Critical Notices." Calcutta Review, p. 434-439.

"Correction." Boston Investigator, 2 May 1883, p. 5.

"Clergymen of the Old School." Star, 8 Jan. 1881.

Leigh. "Chicago Letter." Fort Worth Daily Gazette, 30 Jun. 1884, p. 7.

"'Cheverel Manor." Tamworth Herald, 13 Aug. 1904, p. 3.

"Cheverel Manor." Tamworth Herald, 6 Jan. 1906, p. 7.

"Cheverel Manor." Tamworth Herald, 13 Aug. 1904, p. 3.

"Charles Sumner." Daily Evening Bulletin, 1 May 1873.

Reade, Charles. "Charles Reade v. George Eliot: Professional Jealousy." Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), 16 September 1903, p. 3.

Reade, Charles. "Charles Reade v. George Eliot: Professional Jealousy." Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939), 2 September 1903, p. 6.

"Charles Reade v. George Eliot: Professional Jealousy." Gympie Times and Mary River Mining Gazette (Qld. : 1868 - 1919), 17 September 1903, p. 2.

"Charles Dickens and George Eliot." Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 2 Jan. 1881, p. 3.

"Charles Bray on George Eliot." The Critic, vol. 5, 1885, pp. 56-57.

"Chance for George Eliot." Australian Christian Commonwealth, 20 March 1908, p. 11.

"Centenary of George Eliot." Advertiser, 22 November 1919, p. 15.

"Celebrated Authoresses." Illustrated Household Journal and Englishman's Domestic Magazine, 1 Feb. 1881, pp. 84-87

"Cambridge University Local Letters." Cornishman, 22 Nov. 1906, p. 2.

"By and of 'George Eliot.'" Rocky Mountain News, 1 Mar. 1885, p. 9.

"Broughty Ferry." Dundee Courier and Argus, 25 Feb. 1873.

"Brilliants from Boston." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 19 Mar. 1883, p. 3.

"Bookseller's Reminiscences." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 14 June 1907, p. 2.

"Books of the Day: George Eliot." Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946), 27 September 1930, p. 5.

Cox, Erle. "Books of the Day: George Eliot." Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946), 25 March 1944, p. 2.

"Books of the Day." The Standard, 18 May 1900, p. 4.

Hamilton, C. J. "Books and their Writers." Sunday Times, 22 Jun. 1902, p. 2.

"Books and their Writers." London News Of The Week, 12 Nov. 1898, p. 7.

"Books and Authors." North American, 14 Mar. 1885.

"Book's and Magazines." Devon and Exeter Gazette, 17 Sept. 1895, p. 3.

"Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries." Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 3 Mar. 1891, p. 5.

"Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries." Hull Packet, 31 Dec. 1880, p. 6.

"Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries." Freeman's Journal, 24 Dec. 1880, p. 6.

"Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries." Derby Mercury, 29 Dec. 1880, p. 8.

"Biography." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 22 Apr. 1876.

"Biography." Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 16 Sept. 1876.

"Biographical Sketch." Women's Herald, 30 Jan 1892, p. 3-4.

Morley, George. "Authors' Counties." Atlanta: The Victorian Magazine, p. 163-170.

"Authors Peculiarities." Bangor Daily Whig & Courier, 15 Jun. 1898, p. 6.

Tatler. "Authors and their Biographers." Penny Illustrated Paper, 1 Mar. 1890, p. 137.

Kernahan, Coulson. "At the Grave of George Eliot." Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899), 25 July 1885, p. 2.

Hyatt, Alfred. "Arts and Letters." London Middlesex Gazette, 12 Oct. 1901, p. 7.

"Art, Literature, Science, &C." Royal Cornwall Gazette, 27 Feb. 1880, p. 2.

"Art, Literature, Music, &c." Royal Cornwall Gazette, 14 Nov. 1879, p. 6.

"Art, Literature, Music, &c." Royal Cornwall Gazette, 25 Feb. 1881, p. 6.

"Art, Literature, Music &c." Royal Cornwall Gazette Falmouth Packet, Cornish Weekly News, & General Advertiser, 25 Feb 1881, p. 6.

"Art, Literature, and Society." Leed's Times, 1 Oct. 1887, p. 7.

"Art, Literature, and Society." Leeds Times, 1 Oct. 1887, p. 7.

"Art and Literature." Newcastle Courant, 7 Nov. 1884, p. 6.

"Art and Literary Gossip." York Herald, 8 Apr. 1882, p. 7.

"Art and Literary Gossip." Manchester Times, 7 Feb. 1885.

"Art and Literary Gossip." Manchester Times, 24 Jan. 1885.

"Art and Literary Gossip." Manchester Times, 26 Mar. 1881.

Freeman, Edward A. "Anthony Trollope's People." Milwaukee Sentinel, 29 Jan. 1883, p. 3.

"Another French Critic of George Eliot." Pall Mall Gazette, 22 Jul. 1885.

"Another French Critic of George Eliot." Pall Mall Gazette, 22 July 1885, p. 2.

"Another 'Story' About George Eliot." Hamilton Spectator (Vic. : 1870 - 1918), 16 July 1881, p. 2.

"Another 'Story' About George Eliot." Hamilton Spectator, 16 Jul. 1881, p. 2.

Betham-Edwards, M. "Anglo-French Relations." Times. 7 Dec. 1899. p. 11.

"Anecdotes Worth Telling." Galveston Daily News, 29 Mar. 1896, p. 10.

"Anecdote of George Eliot's Anonymity." Dundee Courier & Argus, 3 Jan. 1881.

"An Unpleasant Picture of George Eliot." Milwaukee Sentinel, 7 Dec. 1899, p. 4.

Lehman, R. C. "An Impression of George Eliot." Armidale Express and New Engand General Advertiser, 3 Dec. 1909, p. 6.

Lehmann, R. C. "An Impression of George Eliot." Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939), 30 October 1909, p. 11.

"An Impression of George Eliot." Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), 3 December 1909, p. 6.

"An Impression of George Eliot." Lowell Daily Citizen and News, 20 Aug. 1875.

"Multiple News Items." Galveston Daily News, 7 Jul. 1881.

Spencer, Herbert. An Autobiography Vol 2. London, Williams and Norgate, 1904.

Spencer, Herbert. An Autobiography Vol 1. New York, D. Appleton, 1904.

"An Authoress's Charm." Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, 10 Nov. 1873, p. 6.

"An Author's Memories." Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle, 7 May 1898.

Buchanan, Robert. "An Afternoon with George Eliot." Rocky Mountain News, 24 Jan. 1885, p. 6.

"Among Our Exchanges." Congregationalist, 10 Apr. 1873.

"American Portraits of London Celebrities." Dundee Courier and Argus, 19 May 1873.

"American Portraits of London Celebrities." Dundee Courier and Argus, 20 May 1873, p. 6.

"American Fiction." Aberdeen Journal, 7 Jan. 1880, p. 2.

"Adam Bede's Cottage." Hull Daily Mail, 9 Oct. 1918, p. 3.

"Acquaintance with George Eliot." London Mainly About People, 2 Dec. 1899, p. 519.

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