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  • I approached the Everard Range from the south-westward, having found a good watering-place, which I called Verney's Wells, in that direction.

    Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,

  • Perdita and Evadne's strength is mirrored in Verney's wife as well.

    Radical Imaginings: Mary Shelley's The Last Man

  • What is lacking in Verney's England, but critical to its success, is a system that prepares the populace for republican government; and a republican government, that like Mary Shelley and her circle, was genuinely engaged and concerned with world politics.

    Radical Imaginings: Mary Shelley's The Last Man

  • When Idris falls victim to the plague, Verney is appropriately disconsolate, but by the end of the story she is one of a series of losses.

    Radical Imaginings: Mary Shelley's The Last Man

  • A further destabilization occurs in Verney's hope, expressed almost at the end of the book, for the existence of

    Radical Imaginings: Mary Shelley's The Last Man

  • They met many friends, including Captain Verney Lovett Cameron.

    The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton

  • I turned angrily away: "Verney," said Adrian, "you are very cynical: sit down; or if you will not, perhaps, as you are not a frequent visitor, Lord Raymond will humour you, and accompany us, as we had previously agreed upon, to parliament."

    The Last Man

  • "Verney," he said, "I spoke just now in an unrestrained manner, because you -- you" -- his voice trembled -- "have shaken my faith in all I hold most dear.

    The Hill A Romance of Friendship

  • "Verney," said he, "my first act when I become King of

    I.4

  • He came up to me: "Verney," he cried, "Lionel Verney, do we meet thus for the first time?

    I.2

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