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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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My grandparents were Agnes and Arthur Gissing and they lived in Falkner Street.
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Co-founder of online grocer Ocado Jason Gissing has sold shares worth GBP15m, the Telegraph announced on Thursday, the same day as the co-founder announced he was stepping down.
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Thomson's Carl Gissing said: "As a familyfriendly tour operator we like to make a fuss of children travelling on our holidays, both in resort and on their flight.
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.
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.
Demand is picking up, people are feeling more confident in their positions," Stuart Gissing, regional director of Colliers International, told Reuters.
By 2015, Abu Dhabi will have almost a balanced retail supply to the demand dynamics, it has a healthy dynamics," Gissing said.
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