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.
They drew a cordon round me near Margot Meredith
's tree, but I broke through it by a strategic movement to the south, and was next heard of in the Baby's Walk.
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.
's right-- the cause of Comedy and the cause of Truth are really the same; and I, even I, have found tenants for the distressful Cissie Villa.
She acted them for days at a time, greatly to Helen's amusement; and then it would be Meredith
's turn and she became Diana of the Crossways.
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
. There are better artists in France, but France has no one whose view of life is so large, so varied, so imaginatively true.