Kit made his way through the crowded streets, dividing the stream of people, dashing across the busy road-ways, diving into lanes and alleys, and stopping or turning aside for nothing, until he came in front of the Old Curiosity Shop
, when he came to a stand; partly from habit and partly from being out of breath.
'Martin Chuzzlewit' was a favorite book with him, and so was the 'Old Curiosity Shop
.' No doubt a fancied affinity with Tom Pinch through their common love of music made him like that most sentimental and improbable personage, whom he would have disowned and laughed to scorn if he had met him in life; but it was a purely altruistic sympathy that he felt with Little Nell and her grandfather.
He wrote no answer at all but a day or two afterward he found in a curiosity shop
a grotesque little statuette in ivory, of the sixteenth century, which he sent off to Babcock without a commentary.
Come now, what treasure have yo been buying lately at the old curiosity shops
"And now," she continued, having received the information and the pot of honey, having been introduced to Mary, and having insisted that they should accompany her back to the ruins, since in a town with so many turnings, such prospects, such delightful little half-naked boys dabbling in pools, such Venetian canals, such old blue china in the curiosity shops
, it was impossible for one person all alone to find her way to the ruins.
David ran The Emporium, a curiosity shop
opposite the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, after moving to Scotland from London.
029 2064 6900 CHILDREN The Ramshackles Brilliant Adventure Following on from their hugely popular family shows Ned and the Whale and The Curiosity Shop
, Flossy and Boo are back with their unique, magical and bizarre brand of storytelling.
You've also got Thomas Hardy's Forfar from the Madding Crowd, Jane Ayr, and Charles Dicken's Old Curiosity Shop
Our father's paintings Adorn our walls Some in the kitchen Some in the hall More hang upstairs Some down below One in the easel Ready to show His palette with colours Yellow green and blue My sister's portrait Another with a view Brushes in turpentine Rest for the day Oils in tubes Tucked neatly away His old wooden paint box Houses charcoal inside He'd sketch out a drawing Before paint was applied In an old curiosity shop
50 years on they gather dust on a shelf But the paint box has gone.
This distribution will be followed by a separate analysis of the example of Daniel Quilp from The Old Curiosity Shop
, which will show how Dickens repeatedly uses verbs such as bawl, growl, snarl, and croak to report his words throughout the novel.
WORDWISE: A WHO AM I: Jeremy Irons 10 QUESTIONS: 1 Chillingham, 2 Colombia, 3 The Old Curiosity Shop
, 4 Cher, 5 Cassandra, 6 Uses his head to make a tackle (or lowers it to do so), 7 1986, 8 An egg, 9 Russia, 10 Sir David Attenborough
FOLLOWING on from their other hugely popular family shows of The Curiosity Shop
and The Legendary Adventure of Litla the Brave, Flossy and Boo bring you another spellbinding show that allows you to leap fearlessly into the far reaches of your imagination, with their own magical and bizarre brand of storytelling.