41% done with Middlemarch


You gotta hand it to Rosamond in how well she can handle everyone and get what she wants. Fred could take a lesson from his sister.

Men give women a hard time sometimes when they say they work “harder” than women do, but that’s only in lifting heavy things: a woman works just as hard in how she can navigate people, something us men typically drown at sea when asked to. The domestic vs the industrial.