Nickleby, Ralph

Nickleby, Ralph

learning that poor Smike is his own son, hangs himself. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Nicholas Nickleby]
See: Suicide

Nickleby, Ralph

avaricious and ungentlemanly moneylender. [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
See: Usury
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