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The picture of the encampment may serve as an example of Borrovian prose, nervous, unembarrassed, and graphic.
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A narrative so wide awake amidst a vagrant population of questionable morals and alien race suggests an affinity with _Hajji Baba_ (a close kinsman, we conceive, of the Borrovian picaro).
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At the end was printed an appendix (a sort of _catalogue raisonne_ of Borrovian prejudices), satirising with unmeasured bitterness the critics of _Lavengro_.
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The question that really exercises Borrovians most is the relative merit of stories and sections of the narrative-the comparative excellence of the early 'life' in _Lavengro_ and of the later detached episodes in the _Romany Rye_. Most are in some sort of agreement as to the supremacy of the dingle episode, which has this advantage: Borrow is always at his best when dealing with strange beings and abnormal experiences.
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Borrow had an ideal self very clearly before him when he was writing, and it is probable that in writing he often described not what he was but what in a better, larger, freer, more Borrovian world he would have actually become.
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If he had been caught by Dissenters, as he should have been, he might by this time have had salvation, and an occupation for life, in founding a new truculent sect of Borrovians.
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Dr. Jessopp, who in 1859 became headmaster of King Edward's School, and who has been a Borrovian from the beginning, found the school tradition to be that Borrow, who never reached the sixth form, was indolent and even stupid.
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There is indeed no doubt that the earlier part of 'Lavengro' is, in the main, a true history of the life and adventures of George Borrow, however embellished here or there with Borrovian touches; it is only of the truth of the occurrences just before and after leaving London that scepticism has been expressed.
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Mumpers' Dingle might well become the Mecca of true Borrovians, could we but determine the authentic spot.
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He never mastered 'deep' (or inflected) Romani, and even his broken gypsy is a curious Borrovian variety, distinct from the idiom of the tents.
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He pictured them as philosophic vagabonds, full of quaint turns of speech, unconscious Borrovians.
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Examples of Borrovian

Example #1
One day it happened, being on my rambles, I entered a green lane which I had never seen before.
Example #2
A strange old herbalist and snake-killer with a skin cap first whetted his appetite for the captivating confidences of roadside vagrants, and the acquaintanceship serves as an introduction to the scene of the gipsy encampment, where the young Sapengro or serpent charmer was first claimed as brother by Jasper Petulengro.
Example #3
But, above all, as one follows the author through the mazes of his book, one is conscious of two strangely assorted figures, never far from the itinerant's side, and always ready to improve the occasion if a shadow of an opportunity be afforded.
Example #4
One, who is prolific of philological chippings, might be compared to a semblance of Max Muller; while the other, alternately denouncing the wickedness and deriding the toothlessness of a grim Giant Pope, may be likened, at a distance, to John Bunyan.
Example #5
The resumption of a story after an interval of over six years, with appendages so extravagant, whether we regard their tenor or their length, and with an indifference so sublime to the popular desire that he should get along with his personal narrative, was hardly calculated to conciliate critical opinion; but it had one capital effect.
Example #6
The peculiarities of the earlier volume are, indeed, here accentuated, while the Author had evidently only been confirmed by the lapse of years in the political philosophy to which he had already given expression.