Gissing

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noun

George (Robert),1857–1903, English novelist.

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Historical Examples of gissing

  • The surplice, which Mr. Poodle was still holding, parted with a rip, and Gissing was free.

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley

  • But Gissing wondered, for a little later he heard a cheerful canticle upraised in the open fields.

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley

  • "Every trip is successful when you get home again," said Gissing.

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley

  • Perhaps they appreciate rest all the more, Gissing thought, because they get so little of it?

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley

  • Gissing sat by the spare-room bed until he was sure the puppies were sleeping correctly.

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley



British Dictionary definitions for gissing

Gissing

noun

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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