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Gissing

[gis-ing] /ˈgɪs ɪŋ/
noun
1.
George (Robert) 1857–1903, English novelist.
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  • You remember what I said—what I said—yesterday—about—about the—the Gissing fellow?

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  • The mornings are like a realistic novel of Gissing's after a fairy tale.

    The Pastor's Wife Elizabeth von Arnim
  • Gissing wondered what ingenious device of science this might be.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • To Gissing's surprise it burned steadily, without blowing out.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • Gissing realized that sometimes a shipmaster's life must be a lonely one.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • "I've three of my own," said Gissing, with a private pang of homesickness.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • Gissing told, with some vivacity, of his experiences in the world of trade.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • "I am sorry this is such a short voyage," he said when Gissing finished.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • On the chart-room sofa, Gissing dozed and waked and dozed again.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • Gissing was still at the helm, which he found so fascinating he would not relinquish it.

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British Dictionary definitions for Gissing

Gissing

/ˈɡɪsɪŋ/
noun
1.
George (Robert). 1857–1903, English novelist, noted for his depiction of middle-class poverty. His works include Demos (1886) and New Grub Street (1891)
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