Who is George Meredith

George Meredith OM (12 February 1828 – 18 May 1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature seven times.

Life Meredith was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, a son and grandson of naval outfitters. His mother died when he was five. At the age of 14 he was sent to a Moravian School in Neuwied, Germany, where he remained for two years. He read law and was articled as a solicitor, but abandoned that profession for journalism and poetry. He collaborated with Edward Gryffydh Peacock, son of Thomas Love Peacock, in publishing a privately circulated literary magazine, the Monthly Observer. He married Edward Peacock's widowed sister Mary Ellen Nicolls in 1849 when he was twenty-one years old and she wa...
Read Full Biography


George Meredith Poems

  • Aneurin's Harp
    I

    Prince of Bards was old Aneurin;
    He the grand Gododin sang; ...
  • Solon
    I

    The Tyrant passed, and friendlier was his eye
    On the great man of Athens, whom for foe ...
  • Men And Man
    I

    Men the Angels eyed;
    And here they were wild waves, ...
  • The Hueless Love
    Unto that love must we through fire attain,
    Which those two held as breath of common air;
    The hands of whom were given in bond elsewhere;
    Whom Honour was untroubled to restrain. ...
  • A Roar Through The Tall Twin Elm-trees
    A roar thro' the tall twin elm-trees
    The mustering storm betrayed:
    The South-wind seized the willow
    That over the water swayed. ...
Read All Poems


Top 10 most used topics by George Meredith

Love 139 I Love You 139 Life 116 Heart 106 Earth 102 Light 90 Sweet 82 Never 75 Night 73 Sun 72


George Meredith Quotes

Read All Quotes


Comments about George Meredith

  • Gincanagreysbr: team george: arizona, amelia e ben team izzie: jo, teddy, lexie, april, derek, nico, bailey e maggie team meredith: izzie, levi, alex, george e callie team alex: helm, jackson, carina, mark, owen e richard team cristina, addison, meredith e link
  • Merdersbb_: if s18 is the final season of grey’s, it would be the best ending if we see all the dead people looking over meredith and her kids, like they will be in the same place but like what happen when they showed derek, mark, lexie, doc and george looking after meredith in the hospital
  • Recipesideas: kissing don't last: cookery do. - george meredith
  • Ayenarii: george could've been head of trauma cristina head of cardio meredith head of general surgery alex head of peds izzie head of neuro bailey as the chief all of them together running one hospital and thats how greys anatomy shouldve ended, with them achieving their goals.
  • Lehlayna: i love the izzie-george-meredith frjendship
Read All Comments

Write your comment about George Meredith


Poem of the day

Boris Pasternak Poem
The Garden Scatters Burnt-Up Beetles...
 by Boris Pasternak

The garden scatters burnt-up beetles
Like brazen ash, from braziers burst.
I witness, by my lighted candle,
A newly blossomed universe.

And like a not yet known religion
I enter this unheard of night,
In which the shabbily-grey poplar
...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets