Dulwich


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Dulwich

(ˈdʌlɪtʃ)
n
(Placename) a residential district in the Greater London borough of Southwark: site of an art gallery and the public school, Dulwich College
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Pickwick, 'is at Dulwich. It has a large garden, and is situated in one of the most pleasant spots near London.
The bridegroom, who had been staying at the house for two or three days previous, sallied forth gallantly to Dulwich Church to meet the bride, attended by Mr.
Pickwick is somewhat infirm now; but he retains all his former juvenility of spirit, and may still be frequently seen, contemplating the pictures in the Dulwich Gallery, or enjoying a walk about the pleasant neighbourhood on a fine day.
Edward Alleyn, from the portrait preserved at [78] his noble foundation at Dulwich, like a fine Holbein, figures, in blent strength and delicacy, as a genial, or perhaps jovial, soul, finding time for sentiment,--Prynne (included, we suppose, in this company, like the skull at the feast) as a likable if somewhat melancholic young man; while Garrick and his wife playing cards, after Zoffany, present a pair of just very nice young people.
"I hear they are the most picturesque in the world"; and so she had a sudden interest for Hampstead, and Hornsey, and found that Dulwich had great charms for her, and getting her victim into her carriage, drove her to those rustic spots, beguiling the little journeys with conversations about Rawdon and his wife, and telling every story to the old lady which could add to her indignation against this pair of reprobates.
The next day was Saturday; therefore both William and Ralph were free to devote the whole afternoon to an expedition to Greenwich, which Cassandra had never seen, and Katharine confused with Dulwich. On this occasion Ralph was their guide.
FOCUS ON DULWICH You don't often associate the words "London" and "village".
The Sky Blues summer signing from Dulwich Hamlet has been limited to 29 minutes on the pitch in League One so far, going on as a substitute against Gillingham and Rochdale, while also playing 87 minutes in the Checkatrade Trophy against Arsenal Under-21s.
Oxford City also have a cup replay on Tuesday, hosting Tranmere, and may not be seen at their best when taking on Dulwich Hamlet.