Genealogy thought of the day: “Unhistoric acts and unvisited tombs”

Mary Ann Evans’ pen name was George Eliot. In addition to her memorable literature, she left us this genealogy thought:

“The growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”

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