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He very seldom swore at her ( perhaps not above once a week ) and never beat
her : she had not the least occasion for jealousy , and was perfect mistress of her
time ; for she was never interrupted by her husband , who was engaged all the ...
Within thirty years they had departed , and with them perhaps the public sense of
the possibility of further Immortals ; at any rate , Meredith , for all his great
reputation and his enormous influence at the end of his life , was always a small
Perhaps he is only dubiously a novelist , but he has survived better than most .
His first book , Jorrocks ' s Jaunts and Jollities ( 1838 ) , was a reprinting of
sketches contributed to the New Sporting Magazine , of which he was editor .
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
The Eighteenth Century
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