[ sahy-luhs mahr-ner ]
/ ˈsaɪ ləs ˈmɑr nər /
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a novel (1861) by George Eliot.
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How to use Silas Marner in a sentence
The scene in the pot-house in "Silas Marner" is as perfect as a Dutch painting, yet the author never entered a pot-house.
Adam Bede is, in construction, the most perfect of her novels, and Silas Marner of her shorter stories.From Chaucer to Tennyson|Henry A. Beers
Silas Marner lost his money through his “sense of security,” which “more frequently springs from habit than conviction.”The Essays of "George Eliot"|George Eliot
To a certain extent, I think Silas Marner holds a higher place than any of the author's works.Views and Reviews|Henry James
Silas Marner took a little girl into his tiny house to care for, and she made his life happy again.Clematis|Bertha B. Cobb