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4 edition of Vivian Grey. found in the catalog.

Vivian Grey.

Benjamin Disraeli

Vivian Grey.

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Published by Longmans, Green, and co. in London, New York and Bombay .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Young men -- Fiction.,
    • Politicians -- Fiction.,
    • British -- Europe -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy the Earl of Beaconsfield ... New impression.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.B356 Vi7, PR4084 Vi7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. 1., 487 p.
      Number of Pages487
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6942009M
      LC Control Number04016494
      OCLC/WorldCa1412473

      Grey; this conversation must be finished. The edition includes text that was deleted by J. In the spandrils of the gateway and in many other parts of the building might be seen the arms of the family; while the tall twisted stacks of chimneys, which appeared to spring from all parts of the roof, were carved and built in such curious and quaint devices that they were rather an ornament than an excrescence. There are sixteen young ladies, all the daughters of clergymen, merely to attend to the morals and the linen; terms moderate: guineas per annum, for all under six years of age, and few extras, only for fencing, pure milk, and the guitar. In the present day we are all studying science, and none of us are studying ourselves.

      Vivian with starting eyes beheld the whole washed away; instinct gave him energy to throw himself on the back of his horse: a breath, and he had leaped up the nearest hill! Grey, one day after dinner to her husband, "I am told, my dear, that Dr. The quivering beasts reared, and snorted, and sank upon their knees. Percy Metcalfe, she assures me, was quite as backward as Vivian; indeed, backwarder; and so was Dudley, who was taught at home on the new system, by a pictorial alphabet, and who persisted to the last, notwithstanding all the exertions of Miss Barrett, in spelling A-P-E, monkey, merely because over the word there was a monster munching an apple. If I were you, I would not return. Major symbols in the novel include the portrait, which dominates the story as it reflects Dorian's increasing fall into debauchery.

      Contrary to the reviews' charge that the novel was immoral, Wilde was concerned that the novel was too moral, that it was didactic in its portrayal of the wages of sin. Lorraine had duly and dutifully informed his family of his marriage; and they, as amiably and affectionately, had never answered his letters, which he never expected they would. Has not your Lordship treasure? He bowed cavalierly to Mr. Your votes are theirs, your influence is theirs; and for all this, what return, my Lord Marquess, what return? Many complained that he was reserved, silent, satirical, and haughty.


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It is but fair that I should become better acquainted with one who, to me, is not only a faithful servant, but what is more valuable, a faithful friend, I might now almost add, my only one. After the publication of the novel Murray broke off his relations with the Disraeli family.

Excerpt We are not aware that the infancy of Vivian Grey was distinguished by any extraordinary incident. Vivian Grey should deem the fact of such overtures having been made 'impossible,' I confess, astonishes me.

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His portraits appeared in many illustrated magazines. Such was the distinguished individual who graced, one day at the latter end of the season ofthe classic board of Horace Grey, Esquire. Grey, the many are not often wrong. I am rather surprised to hear it.

The author was believed to be a prominent member of London high society who mocked real people under the guise of fictitious characters. Mary Berry and her sister Agnesthe two intellectual lady friends of Vivian Grey. book Walpole, are the Misses Otrantos. The bride blushed, the bridesmaids tittered, the joy was universal.

We all know that everything has an end; and yet, whenever I look at that bridge, I often think that it can only end when all things end.

Is it not a race in which the swiftest must surely win the prize; and is not that prize power? You and I have now known each other long, and gone through much together.

For example, the Praise of All Review alludes to the Edinburgh Review, a Whig periodical that was published from untiland the Attack-all Review refers to the Quarterly Review, a literary and political periodical founded in March by John Murray Hitchman The solicitude of the most affectionate of mothers, and the care of the most attentive of nurses, did their best to injure an excellent constitution.

The victor, proudly preceding the other candidates, strutted forward, with his hat on one side, a light scull decorated with purple and white ribbons in his right hand, and his left arm round his wife's waist. Vivian's friends were silent, for they hesitated to accept for their leader the insulting title.

It was a glorious and almost unprecedented halo! At length Essper became silent for the sake of variety, and imagining, from his master's example, that there must be some sweets in meditation hitherto undiscovered by him, he imitated Vivian's posture!

Society, he guessed, would agree with him, pat him on the back, and not only restore Vivian to fame and fortune, but also acclaim him, Ben, the new Byron. But Vivian was an only child, and these exertions were therefore excusable.We are not aware that the infancy of Vivian Grey was distinguished by any extraordinary incident.

The solicitude of the most affectionate of mothers, and the care of the most attentive of nurses, did their best to injure an excellent constitution.

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The solicitude of the most affectionate of mothers, and the care of the most attentive of nurses, did their best to injure an excellent constitution. But Vivian was an only child, and these exertions were therefore.