A Quote by George Eliot on change, stability, and truth

Sir Joshua would have been glad to take her portrait; and he would have had an easier task than the historian at least in this, that he would not have had to represent the truth of change - only to give stability to one beautiful moment.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

Source: Daniel Deronda, bk. 2, ch. 11, 1876.

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