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Dickens

Charles (John Huffam), pen name Boz. 1812--70, English novelist, famous for the humour and sympathy of his characterization and his criticism of social injustice. His major works include The Pickwick Papers (1837), Oliver Twist (1839), Nicholas Nickleby (1839), Old Curiosity Shop (1840--41), Martin Chuzzlewit (1844), David Copperfield (1850), Bleak House (1853), Little Dorrit (1857), and Great Expectations (1861)
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Just when Dickens began to write Pickwick he married, and soon we find him comfortably settled in a London house, while the other great writers of his day gathered round him as his friends.
Although not born in London, Dickens was a true Londoner, and when his work was done he loved nothing better than to roam the streets.
After Pickwick many other stories followed; in them Dickens showed his power not only of making people laugh, but of making them cry.
In life there is a great deal that is sad, and one of the things which touched Dickens most deeply was the misery of children.
This Dickens did always remember, and it made him a tender and delightful father to whom his children looked up with something of adoration.
As the years went on Dickens wrote more and more books.
It was about this time, too, that Dickens found a new way of entertaining the world.
It didn't look that way during the first half of the evening when Taylor Pearson defeated Helena Dicken in straight games and then paired up with Anna Green to win the doubles.
BY ALEX DICKEN How they rated 6 JOHNSTONE Aside from Burton's two goals, had a very quiet afternoon.
GA Telesis, LLC ("GAT") has appointed Dave Dicken as Vice President of its Airframe Solutions Group ("ASG"), the company said.
Esta manana nos hemos despertado con una triste noticia: el maestro Dicken Castro se ha marchado para siempre.
2m Butterwick Hospice was officially opened in July 1997 by founder and life president, Mary Butterwick, and chairman of trustees, Albert Dicken.