Origin of dickens
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Contemporary Examples of dickens
Dickens grew up in a London where child labor was ruthlessly exploited.
Dickens was a master of heart-wrenching pathos because he felt every pain as he wrote.
The book is broken into what Dickens calls staves, not chapters.
Flaubert, for instance, hated the works of Dickens: “What defective composition!”The Birth of the Novel
November 27, 2014
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)
October 26, 2014
Historical Examples of dickens
Young Lady, who reads Dickens (wiping away the tear of imbecility).
The American Notes, 1842, was a further offering from Dickens.De Libris: Prose and Verse
The settlement of "Eden" may be precisely what Dickens drew it: a miasmatic mud-hole.The American Mind
How different from the days when Dickens wrote his 'Circumlocution Office'!The Burning Spear
The most impressive call, however, was that of Mr. and Mrs. “C.” Dickens.Cap'n Warren's Wards
Joseph C. Lincoln
Word Origin for dickens
exclamation, 1590s, apparently a substitute for devil; probably altered from Dickon, nickname for Richard and source of the surnames Dickens and Dickenson, but exact derivation and meaning are unknown.