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[lit-n] /ˈlɪt n/
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-, 1st Baron Lytton of Knebworth
[neb-wert] /ˈnɛb wərt/ (Show IPA),
1803–73, English novelist, dramatist, and politician.
his son, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, 1st Earl Lytton ("Owen Meredith") 1831–91, English statesman and poet.


[mer-i-dith] /ˈmɛr ɪ dɪθ/
George, 1828–1909, English novelist and poet.
James Howard, born 1933, U.S. civil rights advocate and author.
Owen, pen name of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, 1st Earl Lytton.
Also, Meredyth. a male or female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • No; owen meredith is a favorite poet of mine; there is something very unworldly and beautiful about his verses.

    The Coquette's Victim Charlotte M. Braeme
  • This is what owen meredith did in his song; so does his friend and comrade in his.

  • I read some lines the other day wise enough to have sprung from an older brain than owen meredith's.

    Guy Livingstone; George A. Lawrence
  • Will Brown be critical about the polish, if it be owen meredith has taken him his boots?

  • owen meredith was entirely personal; Wilfrid Blunt is strongly impersonal.

  • Lytton is probably better known as a poet—under the pen-name of “owen meredith”—than as a statesman.

  • The laurel which I enclose is from the casket of dear owen meredith.

    Louise Chandler Moulton Lilian Whiting
  • It will appear hereafter that this faculty proved hereditary and descended to owen meredith.

    The Age of Tennyson Hugh Walker
  • owen meredith wrote a poem in which he glorified the game of chess as an aid to quiet conjugal love-making.

    Gossamer George A. Birmingham
  • Here the influence of owen meredith is very strong, but it is the influence due to sympathy, not to imitation.

British Dictionary definitions for owen meredith


George. 1828–1909, English novelist and poet. His works, notable for their social satire and analysis of character, include the novels Beauchamp's Career (1876) and The Egoist (1879) and the long tragic poem Modern Love (1862)


1st Baron, title of Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton. 1803–73, British novelist, dramatist, and statesman, noted particularly for his historical romances
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