- George (Robert),1857–1903, English novelist.
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Examples from the Web for gissing
You remember what I said—what I said—yesterday—about—about the—the Gissing fellow?The Dust Flower
The mornings are like a realistic novel of Gissing's after a fairy tale.The Pastor's Wife
Elizabeth von Arnim
"I've three of my own," said Gissing, with a private pang of homesickness.
On the chart-room sofa, Gissing dozed and waked and dozed again.
Gissing realized that sometimes a shipmaster's life must be a lonely one.
- George (Robert). 1857–1903, English novelist, noted for his depiction of middle-class poverty. His works include Demos (1886) and New Grub Street (1891)