George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (nee Evans)) (1819-1880), Novelist
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Novelist; born Mary Ann Evans; of strong evangelical sympathies; translated Strauss's Life of Jesus, 1846, and other works; lived with G.H. Lewes from 1854; her great novels include The Mill on the Floss, 1860, Romola, 1862-3, Middlemarch, 1871-2, and Daniel Deronda, 1874-6; married a much younger American, J.W. Cross, 1880.
by Sir Frederic William Burton