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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"And Muryan Squeer, Doblin," said the lady with calm superiority.
Squeers. One worthy, he has reason to believe, has actually consulted authorities learned in the law, as to his having good grounds on which to rest an action for libel; another, has meditated a journey to London, for the express purpose of committing an assault and battery on his traducer; a third, perfectly remembers being waited on, last January twelve-month, by two gentlemen, one of whom held him in conversation while the other took his likeness; and, although Mr.
Squeers is the representative of a class, and not of an individual.
Squeers and his school are faint and feeble pictures of an existing reality, purposely subdued and kept down lest they should be deemed impossible.
Squeer's Fine Cut, the Mantilini Plug, and the Genuine Pickwick Snuff; while at every turn, in the illustrated papers, in the hotel office, and in all the shop windows, the new portrait of Mr.
In the case of the "strange squyere," this collocation appears in Ipomydon B only after the hero has been designated as a "squeer" (line 320).
WHAT...novel by Charles Dickens does Wackford Squeers appear in?
For instance, the words of Wackford Squeers (Nicholas Nickleby) are reported up to four times by this verb, as shown in (25) to (28).
Unfortunately, Ralph exploits the grieving Nicklebys and sends Nicholas away to Dotheboys Hall, a school in Yorkshire run by the abusive Wackford Squeers (Jim Broadbent).