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Lant Street - Overview
... 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 ...
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 breaststroke ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ... she appeared as herself in the BBC docudrama Charles Dickens the Invention of Christmas, written and presented by Griff Rhys Jones ...

More definitions of "dickens":

  • (noun): A word used in exclamations of confusion.
    Example: "The dickens you say"
    Synonyms: devil, deuce

Famous quotes containing the word dickens:

    With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    In mind, she was of a strong and vigorous turn, having from her earliest youth devoted herself with uncommon ardour to the study of the law; not wasting her speculations upon its eagle flights, which are rare, but tracing it attentively through all the slippery and eel-like crawlings in which it commonly pursues its way.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    A man in public life expects to be sneered at—it is the fault of his elevated sitiwation, and not of himself.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)