Victorian period

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Victorian period See Dionysian period, under Dyonysian.
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Usage

In literature:

Throughout the entire Victorian period Tennyson stood at the summit of poetry in England.
"English Literature" by William J. Long
It is probable that Tennyson will remain as the chief representative in poetry of the Victorian period.
"Robert Browning" by Edward Dowden
Similarly in regard to the Victorian period of English literature.
"Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic" by Sidney L. Gulick
Though drawn in black and white we are sure of its gilt, for it belongs to the Victorian period.
"George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians" by T. Martin Wood
The name of this great man, though it belongs to a period before the Victorian, is, like the name of Cobbett, very important to it.
"The Victorian Age in Literature" by G. K. Chesterton
It was a palatial structure, built on the sombre lines of the Early Victorian period.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
Already "mid-Victorian" has little or nothing to do with Victoria, and is losing its suggestion, even, of a time-period.
"Penguin Persons & Peppermints" by Walter Prichard Eaton
You aren't living in the Victorian period.
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
Now in the early Victorian period in which Marx planned his theorizing, political economy ruled the educated world.
"New Worlds For Old" by Herbert George Wells
Dress of a man of Fashion in Early Victorian Period.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
The Victorian period is remarkable for its writers.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
The Georgian and Victorian periods follow, and have a certain interest; and then we come to our own country.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
JERSEY, Lady, popularity of, in early Victorian period, 10.
"Social Transformations of the Victorian Age" by T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
In that Victorian period, the English musician was practically an alien in his own country.
"A Short History of English Music" by Ernest Ford
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In news:

First published in 1850-52 in periodical form and eventually collected in four volumes in 1861-62, Henry Mayhew's "London Labour and the London Poor" takes the fascinated and appalled reader deep into the world of the Victorian underclass.
In this moody period horror movie -- a cross between Wuthering Heights and Twilight -- a Victorian damsel (Emily Blunt) learns that an unseen assailant has mauled her beloved.
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-The Aesthetic movement, often known as the Victorian avant-garde, was a period during the 19th century that visually and ideologically redefined the role of beauty in art.
Joan McLemore will talk about the burial traditions of the Victorian period.
Don't miss the History of Skiing exhibit and stroll through our beautiful period furnished Victorian home.
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