Meredith


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Mer·e·dith

 (mĕr′ĭ-dĭth), George 1828-1909.
British writer of novels, such as The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (1859), and poetic works, including Modern Love (1862).

Meredith

, James Howard Born 1933.
American civil rights advocate whose application to the segregated University of Mississippi prompted a riot (1962) when state officials defied federal orders to allow him to register.

Meredith

(ˈmɛrɪdɪθ)
n
(Biography) 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)

Mer•e•dith

(ˈmɛr ɪ dɪθ)

n.
1. George, 1828–1909, English novelist and poet.
2. Owen, pen name of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton.
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Noun1.Meredith - United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933)
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It was Rackstraw who had secured the authentic pair of boots in which Bloomer had first played for England; but it was Dodson who possessed the painted india-rubber ball used by Meredith when a boy--probably the first thing except a nurse ever kicked by that talented foot.
I'll put up my Bloomer boot against your Meredith ball.
I have put up my Bloomer boot against Mr Dodson's Meredith hall as a side bet.
That is the ball Mr Meredith used to play with when he was a little boy.
If you are agreed, say, in admiring Meredith, Hardy, Omar Khayyam, and Maeterlinck,--to take four particularly test-authors,--there is nothing to prevent your marrying at once.
That the case of Mary Jones may speak the more emphatically for itself, I subjoin it, as related by SIR WILLIAM MEREDITH in a speech in Parliament, 'on Frequent Executions', made in 1777.
He formed a platonic friendship with a lady some years older than himself, who lived in Kensington Square; and nearly every afternoon he drank tea with her by the light of shaded candles, and talked of George Meredith and Walter Pater.
Beyond "Fra Lippo Lippi" and "Caliban and Setebos," he found nothing in Browning, while George Meredith was ever his despair.
Suppose Queen Victoria gave a dinner-party, and that the guests had been Leighton, Millais, Swinburne, Rossetti, Meredith, Fitzgerald, etc.
In the fifth verse we shall recognise our old friend "Marriage on the ten-years system," which George Meredith suggested some years ago.
And now let us talk about George Meredith, if you please, and we shall leave all minor matters until to-morrow.
One incomparable novelist we have now in England, Mr George Meredith.