Dotheboys Hall

Dotheboys Hall

Mr. Squeers’s school: no extras, no vacations. [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
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'"EDUCATION.--At Mr Wackford Squeers's Academy, Dotheboys Hall, at the delightful village of Dotheboys, near Greta Bridge in Yorkshire, Youth are boarded, clothed, booked, furnished with pocket-money, provided with all necessaries, instructed in all languages living and dead, mathematics, orthography, geometry, astronomy, trigonometry, the use of the globes, algebra, single stick (if required), writing, arithmetic, fortification, and every other branch of classical literature.
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).
A The Inland Revenue B Trinity House C The Uniform Penny Post D The police service QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: Which novel by Charles Dickens featured the notorious school Dotheboys Hall? A Oliver Twist B David Copperfield C Nicholas Nickleby D Martin Chuzzlewit QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: Which Oscar-winning film was produced and directed by actor Ben Affleck?
Which titular character works in the Yorkshire school of Dotheboys Hall? 4.
I hear this suggestion has gained the enthusiastic backing of respected educationists such as Wackford Squeers of Dotheboys Hall. Mr Squeers, it is said, is not just in favour of corporal punishment he thinks capital punishment might be of even greater benefit for classroom discipline.
In literature, which Charles Dickens novel features the school Dotheboys Hall? 4.
Rest assured as the new year dawns, Mr Bumble, Rhodri Morgan, ably assisted by the artful Plaid bloke, along with the rest of the gang down at Dotheboys Hall, will conjure up even more obscene schemes to pick the pockets of the sorely pressed citizens of the Principality.
Ralph finds work for Kate with the dressmaker Madame Mantalini and for Nicholas at Dotheboys Hall, a horrific boarding school where the illegitimate children of the gentry can be offloaded to remote Yorkshire.
It's a cross between a small stately home and Dotheboys Hall. Whatever crimes Wackford Squeers inflicted on his pupils at Dotheboys, someone has inflicted worse ones in and around the Roxburghe Stand (there, that's a better name).
It was the face of a schoolboy who has long trained himself not to cry under punishment and who has had endless chances to practice, like an inmate at Dotheboys Hall. It is there, in that aside, that Liebling becomes immortal, in the dead-on factual detail (the sad look that never left Turpin's face, not even in the short time he held the title) and the larger vision of the necessary courage in the unlucky and melancholy of this world.
The 5-year-old boy on my left may have had to leave during the beatings administered by the vicious headmaster Wackford Squeers (Jim Broadbent) at Dotheboys Hall; but the young adult male on my right cried with obvious satisfaction through the sentimental scenes that proclaimed the triumph of good hearts and generosity over the selfishness of the mean and powerful.