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George Meredith (1828–1909), British novelist and poet, best known for "The Egoist" (1879) and "Diana of the Crossways" (1885).

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In George Meredith's "Ode to the Comic Spirit", what does "Thou guardian issue of the harvest brain !" mean?

The Internet Archive (see my tips for using this website at the end of this question) has in it's entirety J. B. Priestley's biography of George Meredith. On page 115 Priestley says that the first ...
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What did J. B. Priestley mean by, "Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself—with a smile."

One of the most popular J. B. Priestley quotes is: Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself—with a smile. Source: https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/j-b-priestley-quotes https://literature....
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