Romola


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Romola

cares lovingly for her blind father, provides for her husband’s mistress and children, and is kind to all who suffer. [Br. Lit.: George Eliot Romola]
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George Eliot's 'Romola' was then new, and I read it again and again with the sense of moral enlargement which the first fiction to conceive of the true nature of evil gave all of us who were young in that day.
There were not Romolas to read all the time, though, and I had to devolve upon inferior authors for my fiction the greater part of the time.
On this Friday she buried her face in the blooming geraniums on Miss Maxwell's plant-stand, selected Romola from one of the bookcases, and sank into a seat by the window with a sigh of infinite content, She glanced at the clock now and then, remembering the day on which she had been so immersed in David Copperfield that the Riverboro train had no place in her mind.
THE RENAISSANCE AND THE REIGN OF ELIZABETH [Footnote: George Eliot's 'Romola' gives one of the best pictures of the spirit of the Renaissance in Italy.
``Andrew Davies has managed incredibly well in keeping both stories alive but he has intermixed them a bit more, so that you're essentially following one main theme,'' says Romola.
It was "edited" by the dancer's wife, Romola, who was widely suspected of having cut and doctored the text to throw the most favorable light possible on the certifiable madness of the man who had been the world's most famous dancer.
Activists from Sisters Uncut jumped over barriers and lay on the walkway while actresses Helena Bonham Carter, Romola Garai and Anne-Marie Duff gave interviews.
Drama, starring Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Antonio Banderas, Romola Garai, Paterson Joseph, Pam Ferris, Emma Fielding and Craig Parkinson.
Last time we met female journo in a man's world Bel (Romola Garai, giving Hilary Devey a run for her money with her striking workplace fashion), she and friend Freddie had burnt their bridges.
LEADING ACTOR Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, BBC1), Dominic West (Appropriate Adult, ITV1), John Simm (Exile, BBC1), Joseph Gilgun (This is England '88, Channel 4) LEADING ACTRESS Emily Watson (Appropriate Adult, ITV1), Nadine Marshall (Random, Channel 4), Romola Garai (The Crimson Petal And The White, BBC2), Vicky McClure (This is England '88, Channel 4) SUPPORTING ACTOR Andrew Scott (Sherlock, BBC1), Joseph Mawle (Birdsong, BBC1), Martin Freeman (Sherlock, BBC1), Stephen Rea (The Shadowline, BBC2) SUPPORTING ACTRESS Anna Chancellor (The Hour, BBC2), Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey, ITV1), Miranda Hart (Call The Midwife, BBC1), Monica Dolan (Appropriate Adult, ITV1) DRAMA SERIES The Fades (BBC3), Misfits (E4), Scott And Bailey (ITV1), Spooks (BBC1)
STARRING: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Rafe Spall, Romola Garai, Patricia Clarkson, Georgia King, Jodie Whittaker DIRECTOR: Lone Scherfig CERTIFICATE: 12A RUNNING TIME: 108 mins REVIEWER'S RATING: ???' SHOWING: Cineworld, Showcase & VUE VERDICT: An admirable adaptation and a must-see for romance fans.
Joined by Romola Garai and Ben Whishaw, this episode sees Tom's death cast a pall over Freddie's birthday celebrations in the newsroom.