Charles Dickens


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Noun1.Charles Dickens - English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)Charles Dickens - English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)
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The glory of Charles Dickens," it has been said, "will always be in his Pickwick, his first, his best, his inimitable triumph.
It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens for a near neighbor and a daily companion, and when my leisure hours were joyously passed with many other friends, all associated with literature and art, of whom the admirable comedian, Regnier, is now the only survivor.
But that this was the state-room concerning which Charles Dickens, Esquire, and Lady, had held daily and nightly conferences for at least four months preceding: that this could by any possibility be that small snug chamber of the imagination, which Charles Dickens, Esquire, with the spirit of prophecy strong upon him, had always foretold would contain at least one little sofa, and which his lady, with a modest yet most magnificent sense of its limited dimensions, had from the first opined would not hold more than two enormous portmanteaus in some odd corner out of sight
His cheeks were shaved, and his whitening beard and moustache were worn somewhat after the fashion of Charles Dickens.
Tarr and Professor Fether"; such bits of extravaganza as "The Devil in the Belfry" and "The Angel of the Odd"; such tales of adventure as "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"; such papers of keen criticism and review as won for Poe the enthusiastic admiration of Charles Dickens, although they made him many enemies among the over-puffed minor American writers so mercilessly exposed by him; such poems of beauty and melody as "The Bells," "The Haunted Palace," "Tamerlane," "The City in the Sea" and "The Raven.
Philip's ideas of the life of medical students, like those of the public at large, were founded on the pictures which Charles Dickens drew in the middle of the nineteenth century.
Well, my last crime was a Christmas crime, a cheery, cosy, English middle-class crime; a crime of Charles Dickens.
THE desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations and his final, unfinished novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood has been saved for the nation.
Contract notice: SBC-ME-10169 The Charles Dickens School IT Managed Services.
Charles Dickens | 1976: Joan Bazely became the first woman referee of an all-male football match at Croydon, and Diana Thorne became the first woman jockey to win under National Hunt Rules.
MILLIONS of wills including those of Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Beatrix Potter are now available online.
The great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens will perform his one-man show of "A Christmas Carol'' at Blaxton Hall at Vaillancourt Folk Art, 9 Main St.