A Quote by George Eliot on jealousy, needs, and passion

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

Source: Middlemarch, bk. 2, ch. 21 (1871-72).

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