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  • "The evil that men do lives after them, in Lytton's case in 27 novels whose perfervid turgidity I intend to expose, denude, and generally make visible."

    It was a dark and stormy night Joan Druett 2008

  • She falls in love with him at an equally odd moment: about to clip the sleeping Lytton's beard with scissors to punish him for making a pass at her, she's overcome with a passion that will determine the rest of their lives.

    Love, Bloomsbury Style 2008

  • This agreeable fact has been immortalized in a famous line in Lord Lytton's “New Timon.”

    The Grand Old Man Cook, Richard B 1989

  • This agreeable fact has been immortalized in a famous line in Lord Lytton's "New Timon."

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook

  • There are traces of Dickens 'burlesque without his sympathy, and the high colouring of Lytton with less than Lytton's wit.

    Australian Writers Desmond Byrne

  • In Lytton's case, at least, _Punch_ forgot to apply Swift's aphorism that a man has just as much vanity as he has understanding.

    The History of "Punch" M. H. Spielmann

  • The story of Lytton's castigation by Tennyson is duly related where the Laureate's contributions to _Punch_ are spoken of.

    The History of "Punch" M. H. Spielmann

  • Lord Lytton's definition of a man of genius was that he preserved the child's capacity for wonder.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray

  • Fersen, may no doubt arouse himself as nobly in a grand question of right or wrong (have we not seen it in our own generation?), unsheathe his sword and become, like Lytton's hero, "now heard of, the first on the wall:" the pretty belle of the afternoon fête, may she not have the same heart of steel and a spirit as true as that of some eighteenth-century ancestress?

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 26, September, 1880 Various

  • But while in Lytton's novel the reader cannot divest himself of a certain sense of unreality, he feels that "Henry Esmond" really carries him back to the period it portrays.

    A History of English Prose Fiction Bayard Tuckerman


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