Englishness

All Noun
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  • Democracy in England has been the chief representative of veritable Englishness up to these days. Cited from The Mirrors of Downing Street, by Harold Begbie
  • He was pure-bred in his Englishness, and even when he would have killed to be vicious, he could not. Cited from England, My England, by D.H. Lawrence
  • But I do maintain that the Englishness of Boston has been seriously exaggerated. Cited from Your United States, by Arnold Bennett
  • Defence of Scott subsumes a defence of a national culture against the attacks of Englishness.
  • He was still looking at her, as if in enjoyment of the Englishness and freshness of which he had spoken. Cited from With Edged Tools, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Due to these foreign qualities, his Englishness is incomplete.
  • His Englishness reflects the Adelaide establishment at the time which prided itself in being even more English than the English!
  • Michael Livingston claimed that Brunanburh marks "the moment when Englishness came of age."
  • For that reason, they chose a theme for the brand that would be recognised for its Englishness - a gentleman wearing a bowler hat.
  • All that is most characteristic of Tennyson, even his Englishness, is gathered up in this poem of six stanzas. Cited from Introduction to Browning's Poetry, by Hiram Corson
  • Harris believes in both Communism and Englishness, believing himself to have betrayed his class, but not his country.
  • Initial attempts at excluding the Irish were followed by a more inclusive idea of Englishness which removed the specificities of race and even place.
  • The tone of the song, however, is conciliatory and may be read as a reaction against the anti-Englishness of some Scottish nationalistic songs.
  • Upon arriving in the United Kingdom, she finds that despite her greatest efforts to perform Englishness, her cultural origins and skin color bar her from ever becoming completely English.
  • The Englishness of things was emphasized, as we passed out through the suburbs, by the look of the crowd on the canal bridges and along the roads. Cited from Fighting France, By Edith Wharton
  • Centring on the relationship between these two men, the novel investigates the nature of "Englishness" and the boundary between reason and madness.
  • Other buildings such as cathedrals and parish churches are associated with a sense of traditional Englishness, as is often the palatial 'stately home'.
  • Although Englishness and Britishness are used synonymously in some contexts, the two terms are not identical and their relation to each other is complex.
  • Tennyson possessed the strongest poetic power, which his early readers often attributed to his "Englishness" and his masculinity.
  • In particular, the essayist Grant Allen believed in a strong Celtic contribution to Englishness.
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