George Eliot, somewhere in Adam Bede, has a mot: when a donkey sets out to sing, everybody knows beforehand what the tune will be.
My chief complaint with Adam Bede himself is that he is too good.
A portrait of him, also preserved there, is known among the family as "Adam Bede."
"Adam Bede" has been written, and the second volume is in type.
It was not until she was forty years of age that she established a reputation by the publication of “Adam Bede.”
This was Adam Bede, which she completed by the end of October, 1858.
In the first group of novels Adam Bede is the most natural, and probably interests more readers than all the others combined.
Is that the book Minerva said was an easy-looking one, not exciting—'Adam Bede?'
The wood scene with Adam Bede still further illustrates the same characteristics.
Adam Bede thought so, as he glanced at her for a moment on rising from his knees.