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.
Today marks the birthday of famous novelist and social critic, Charles Dickens.
The holidays wouldnt be complete in Chicagoland without spending time with the classic characters created by Charles Dickens.
The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory author took 58%, with Charles Dickens second and William Shakespeare third.
William Shakespeare, Newton, Andre Gide, Martin better king, Jean Paul Richter, Socrates, Seneca, John Lubbock, Arthur, Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Edward Grey, Home, Margaret Atwood, Jim, Mac Tse Tung, Kristin Hunter, Jane Wagner, Charles Dickens, John Sterling, Eric Hoffer, Peter Cook, Jack Handey, Thomas Carlyle and many other philosophers and legendary people are included in this book.
The book offers chapter-length studies of each writer: Benjamin Disraeli, Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thackeray, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Anthony Trollope, and George Moore.