Gissing

[gis-ing]
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Examples from the Web for gissing

Historical Examples of gissing

  • You remember what I said—what I said—yesterday—about—about the—the Gissing fellow?

    The Dust Flower

    Basil King

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

    The Pastor's Wife

    Elizabeth von Arnim

  • 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

  • On the chart-room sofa, Gissing dozed and waked and dozed again.

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley


British Dictionary definitions for gissing

Gissing

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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