Definition of Lytton
1. Noun. English writer of historical romances (1803-1873).
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
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Literary usage of Lytton
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1. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and by John Burke (1835)
"Lytton-BULWER ELIZABETH-BARBARA, of Knebworth Park, in the nty of Herts, widow of William Earle Bulwer, eeq. of Heydon, a brigadier-general. ..."
2. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1918)
"The first Earl of Lytton is an example of a combination rare in modern times—that of the politician, diplomatist, and administrator with the poet and man of ..."
3. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"... Lord Lytton in prose composition is perhaps at his best in such ... 1852 and serving until 1866,— the year he was raised to the peerage as Baron Lytton. ..."
4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer, Earl of [«Owen Meredith"], the only son of Edward ... He was made viceroy of India in 1876; created Earl of Lytton in 1880 ..."
5. Representative British Dramas: Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"Critics never took Bulwer-Lytton seriously ; the very insincerity with which he intermittently assumed interest in the current topics of the day, ..."