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 (gĭs′ĭng), George Robert 1857-1903.
British writer best known for his novels about poverty and hardship, such as New Grub Street (1891).


(Biography) 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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George (Robert), 1857–1903, English novelist.
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According to QantasLink chief executive John Gissing, negotiations with local authorities were going well.
Most of the super regional malls are [also] expanding in some way, either upgrades, redistribution of space or tenant category and additional gross leasable area," said Stuart Gissing, Colliers International regional director for Middle East.
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QantasLink Executive Manager John Gissing said the refurbished aircraft will improve its customer offering and increase the overall level of customer comfort and satisfaction.
But he thought the part of art historian Professor Robert Gissing in Doors Open was just too good pass up.
Ocado boss Jason Gissing said: "It seems the British public are playing it safe when it comes to food.
The last three-bedroom semi-detached Gissing, pictured right, with detached single garage is now available at a discounted price of pounds 149,995.
Carl Gissing, director of customer service at Thomson Airways, admitted that the biofuel cost around five to six times the price of aviation fuel, but said the airline was prepared to "put its money where our mouth is" because it believed in sustainable biofuels.
She begins by visiting Gissing Hall in NoRfolk, owned by William and Ann BRennan.
Gissing Hall in Norfolk dates back to the early 1820s, but by the time William and Ann Brennan bought it in 1986, it had fallen into disrepair.
The latest edition has interviews with Karren Brady, famous for being a female running a football club, and the co-founder of online retailer Ocado, Jason Gissing.
The story resembles Edmund Gosse's Father and Son and some of the works of William Hale White or George Gissing in which an individual, in Jeanette Winterson's ease, a daughter, is shown as the captive of a narrow religious community from which the hero(ine) eventually breaks free.