Definition of egoist:
- "Contemporary Russian Novelists", Serge Persky.
- "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
He is an able and accomplished egoist, one of the few modern Englishmen who are able to plant themselves contentedly, like a tree, in one spot, and who prefer books to company, the sedentary to the stirring life.- "Studies in Literature and History", Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.