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George Meredith   /dʒɔrdʒ mˈɛrɪdɪθ/   Listen
George Meredith

English novelist and poet (1828-1909).  Synonym: Meredith.

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"George Meredith" Quotes from Famous Books

... recent acute rivalry with Germany developed, English sympathies were fairly evenly divided. Your Liberal, as a rule, was a Frenchman, and your Conservative a German. George Meredith and John Morley sang the praises of France, Coleridge and Carlyle would have us learn from Germany. Now for many years the die is cast. We shall face the settlement and the dangers of the future side by side ...
— The Unity of Civilization • Various

... George Meredith has described a woman's hair once for all, and if Jim had ever read anything so important as The Egoist he would have said that Kedzie's poll was illustrated in that wonderfully coiffed hair-like sentence ...
— We Can't Have Everything • Rupert Hughes

... occurred. One lady, a mother, of resolute character, consulted Merton on the case of her son. He was betrothed to an excitable girl, a neighbour in the country, who wrote long literary letters about Mr. George Meredith's novels, and (when abroad) was a perfect Baedeker, or Murray, or Mr. Augustus Hare: instructing through correspondence. So the matron complained, but this was not the worst of it. There was an unhappy family history, ...
— The Disentanglers • Andrew Lang

Words linked to "George Meredith" :   poet, novelist

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