Dickens

  • (noun): A word used in exclamations of confusion.
    Example: "The dickens you say"
    Synonyms: devil, deuce
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on dickens:

Lucinda Hawksley
... Lucinda Anne Dickens Hawksley is a British biographer, author and lecturer ... The daughter of Henry Dickens Hawksley and Susan Jane, and the great-great-great-granddaughter of Victorian novelist Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine, Hawksley is an award-winning travel writer ...
Lucinda Hawksley - Career
... of the paintings of her relative Kate Dickens-Perugini in 2002 at the Charles Dickens Museum in London ... As a speaker and lecturer she has spoken at the International Charles Dickens Conference, the Newberry Library in Chicago, the National Portrait Gallery in London, the University of Genoa, the ... she appeared as herself in the BBC docudrama Charles Dickens the Invention of Christmas, written and presented by Griff Rhys Jones ...
Lant Street - Overview
... the historic St George the Martyr church, where the Charles Dickens character Little Dorrit was married in Dickens' book of the same name ... The area around Lant Street has many Dickens associations ...
Dickens, Maryland
... Dickens is an unincorporated community in Allegany County, Maryland, United States ... Three sites are listed on the National Register of Historic Places Big Bottom Farm, Phoenix Mill Farm, and Union Grove Schoolhouse ...
Scott Dickens
... Scott Dickens (born August 4, 1984 in Burlington, Ontario) is a male swimmer from Canada, who mostly competes in the breaststroke events ... Dickens won his first national title at the 2004 Canadian Olympic Trials, earning his first trip to the Olympic Games where he finished 19th in the 100-metre ...

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Famous quotes containing the word dickens:

    A person who can’t pay gets another person who can’t pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don’t make either of them able to do a walking-match.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    There was a literary gentleman present who who had dramatised in his time two hundred and forty-seven novels as fast as they had come out—and who was a literary gentleman in consequence.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    Here were poor streets where faded gentility essayed with scanty space and shipwrecked means to make its last feeble stand, but tax-gatherer and creditor came there as elsewhere, and the poverty that yet faintly struggled was hardly less squalid and manifest than that which had long ago submitted and given up the game.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)