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OTHER WORDS FROM DickensDick·en·si·an [dih-ken-zee-uhn], /dɪˈkɛn zi ən/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for dickens
Dickens grew up in a London where child labor was ruthlessly exploited.
The book is broken into what Dickens calls staves, not chapters.
Dickens was a master of heart-wrenching pathos because he felt every pain as he wrote.
Flaubert, for instance, hated the works of Dickens: “What defective composition!”
In his opulent maroon suit, Dickens flaunts his fame and fortune with so little subtlety he makes Kanye West appear modest.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)|Samuel Fragoso|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In depicting the manner of this education Dickens rather overshoots the mark.Victorian Worthies|George Henry Blore
Dickens taught comparatively little about the subjects of instruction or the methods of teaching them.Dickens As an Educator|James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
Mrs. Dickens tells me that you have only borrowed the first number of "Little Dorrit," and are going to send it back.The Letters of Charles Dickens|Charles Dickens
But Dickens had exactly what German professors have not: he had the power to live.Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens|G. K. Chesterton
Dickens appears to have visited the Eagle Tavern in 1835 or 1836.Charles Dickens and Music|James T. Lightwood