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Nichols - Illustrations to Dickens
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    • Blackpool, Stephen

    • Blackpool, Stephen

    • A power-loom operator in Bounderby's Mills. Loved Rachel, a factory worker, but could not marry her because he was chained to a worthless wife who had become a drunkard and had wrecked his home life. Life's experience to him was "aw a...

    • Hard Times
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    • Analytical Chemist, The

    • Analytical Chemist, The

    • Veneering's butler. "Meantime the retainer goes round, like a gloomy analytical chemist; always seeming to say; after Chablis, sir; you wouldn't if you knew what it was made of"

    • Our Mutual Friend
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    • Scrooge, Ebenezer

    • Scrooge, Ebenezer

    • Ebenezer Scrooge is a bitter, miserly old man who gets a warning to change his ways before it is too late

    • Christmas Carol, A

    • A Christmas Carol, is a novella that was first published in December 1843. The main character, Ebenezer Scrooge is a bitter, miserly old man who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. He wants to help Scrooge reform...
    • Marley, Jacob

    • Marley, Jacob

    • Jacob Marley is the former business partner of Ebenezer Scrooge who died several years ago on Christmas Eve. He was a mean old miser like Scrooge and is suffering because of it in the afterlife. So Marley's ghost comes to visit Scrooge on...

    • Christmas Carol, A

    • A Christmas Carol, is a novella that was first published in December 1843. The main character, Ebenezer Scrooge is a bitter, miserly old man who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. He wants to help Scrooge reform...
    • Cratchit, Bob

    • Cratchit, Bob

    • Bob Cratchit works as a clerk in Scrooge's business office. He is a poor, but happy, man with a wife and children. His youngest son, Tiny Tim, becomes an integral part of Scrooge's eventual reformation

    • Christmas Carol, A

    • A Christmas Carol, is a novella that was first published in December 1843. The main character, Ebenezer Scrooge is a bitter, miserly old man who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. He wants to help Scrooge reform...
    • Madman's Story, A

    • Madman's Story, A

    • The Madman describes himself as the grandson of a mentally ill man. He became wealthy, inheriting an estate. Over time, his mental health deteriorates until he is placed in a mental institution

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A Madman's Manuscript was probably written as a short story for independent publication, but was incorporated into Pickwick Papers as part of chapter 11. Later editors include it in collections of ghost stories. Narrated in first person, the story...
    • Blackpoll, Stephen

    • Blackpoll, Stephen

    • A power-loom operator in Bounderby's Mills. Loved Rachel, a factory worker, but could not marry her because he was chained to a worthless wife who had become a drunkard and had wrecked his home life. Life's experience to him was "aw a...

    • Hard Times

    • A satire on Utilitarianism set in a provincial industrial town, portraying the dreariness of life for industrial workers, the hopelessness of decent people trapped in a failed marriage, and the fallacy of mechanical theories of human nature
    • Sleary, Mr.

    • Sleary, Mr.

    • Proprietor of a circus. "Last of all appeared Mr. Sleary, a stout man as already mentioned, with one eye fixed and one loose eye; a voice (if it can be called so) like the efforts of a broken old pair of bellows; a flabby surface, and a...

    • Hard Times

    • A satire on Utilitarianism set in a provincial industrial town, portraying the dreariness of life for industrial workers, the hopelessness of decent people trapped in a failed marriage, and the fallacy of mechanical theories of human nature
    • Slackbridge, Mr.

    • Slackbridge, Mr.

    • The socialist orator at Coketown, who succeeded in driving Stephen Blackpoll from the place

    • Hard Times

    • A satire on Utilitarianism set in a provincial industrial town, portraying the dreariness of life for industrial workers, the hopelessness of decent people trapped in a failed marriage, and the fallacy of mechanical theories of human nature
    • Sparsit, Mrs.

    • Sparsit, Mrs.

    • Josiah Bounderby's housekeeper, a lady of extremely aristocratic connections, but none the less anxious to ally herself to the vulgar and wealthy Bounderby

    • Hard Times

    • A satire on Utilitarianism set in a provincial industrial town, portraying the dreariness of life for industrial workers, the hopelessness of decent people trapped in a failed marriage, and the fallacy of mechanical theories of human nature
    • Boundery, Josiah

    • Boundery, Josiah

    • Banker and manufacturer of Coketown who prided himself on having risen from the gutter, had neither refinement of mind nor manners, and who married Louisa Gradgrind. "He was a rich man, banker, manufacturer, merchant, and what not, a big loud...

    • Hard Times

    • A satire on Utilitarianism set in a provincial industrial town, portraying the dreariness of life for industrial workers, the hopelessness of decent people trapped in a failed marriage, and the fallacy of mechanical theories of human nature
    • Childers, E.W.B.

    • Childers, E.W.B.

    • One of Sleary's circus troupe. "His face, close-shaven, thin, and sallow, was shaded by a great quantity of dark hair, brushed into a roll all round his head, and parted up the centre. His legs were very robust, but shorter than legs of good...

    • Hard Times

    • A satire on Utilitarianism set in a provincial industrial town, portraying the dreariness of life for industrial workers, the hopelessness of decent people trapped in a failed marriage, and the fallacy of mechanical theories of human nature
    • Bitzer

    • Bitzer

    • Model boy at school, who was always able to answer Mr. Gradgrind's questions; afterwards became the confidential house porter at Boundersby's Bank. An inveterate sneak

    • Hard Times

    • A satire on Utilitarianism set in a provincial industrial town, portraying the dreariness of life for industrial workers, the hopelessness of decent people trapped in a failed marriage, and the fallacy of mechanical theories of human nature
    • Gradgrind, Thomas

    • Gradgrind, Thomas

    • A retired merchant, obsessed with the doctrine of facts. "Thomas Gradgrind, sir, a man of realities, a man of facts and calculations, a man who proceeds upon the principle that two and two are four, and nothing over, and who is not to be...

    • Hard Times

    • A satire on Utilitarianism set in a provincial industrial town, portraying the dreariness of life for industrial workers, the hopelessness of decent people trapped in a failed marriage, and the fallacy of mechanical theories of human nature
    • Bantam, Angelo Cyrus

    • Bantam, Angelo Cyrus

    • The Master of Ceremonies at the Bath Pump Room. "A charming young man, of not much more than fifty; dressed in a very bright blue coat, with resplendent buttons, black trousers, and the thinnest possible pair of highly polished boots. A gold...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Bardell, Master Tommy

    • Bardell, Master Tommy

    • Son of Mrs. Bardell [Mr. Pickwick's landlady]. "Clad in a tight suit of corduroy spangled with brass buttons of considerable size"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • [a bishop]

    • [a bishop]

    • "Once, and only once in his life Nathaniel Pipkin had seen a bishop- a real bishop with his arms in lawn sleeves, and his head in a wig"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Tuckle Blazes, Monsieur

    • Tuckle Blazes, Monsieur
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    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Allen, Benjamin

    • Allen, Benjamin

    • A disreputable medical student, friend of Bob Sawyer, whom he wanted his sister to marry. He later went to Bengal. "A coarse, stout, thick-set young man, with black hair cut rather short, and a white face cut rather long -embellished with...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Blotton, Mr.

    • Blotton, Mr.

    • Of Aldgate. A member of the Pickwick Club who called Mr. Pickwick a humbug. "The Chairman felt it his imperative duty to demand of the honourable gentleman whether he had used the expression which had just escaped him in a common sense. Mr....

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Fleet Chaplain, The

    • Fleet Chaplain, The

    • Prisoner in the Fleet. "Fastened his coat all the way up to his chin by means of a pin and a button alternately, had a very coarse red face, and looked like a drunken chaplain; which, indeed, he was"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Cluppins, Mrs.

    • Cluppins, Mrs.

    • A friend of Mrs. Bardell's. "Mrs. Cluppins was a little brisk busy-looking woman"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Cobbler of the Fleet, The

    • Cobbler of the Fleet, The

    • A prisoner in the Fleet, "who rented a small slip-room in one of the upper galleries- bald-headed. He was a sallow man -all cobblers are- and had a strong bristly beard- all cobblers have. His face was a queer, good-tempered piece of...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Dodson, Mr.

    • Dodson, Mr.

    • Partner of the firm of attorneys, Dodson and Fogg. Typical specimens of shady lawyers. "A plump, portly, stern-looking man, with a loud voice"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Dowler, Mr.

    • Dowler, Mr.

    • An army officer, fellow lodger to Mr. Pickwick, and fellow-traveller to Bath with the Pickwickians. "A stern-eyed man of about five-and-forty, who had a bald and glossy forehead, with a good deal of black hair at the sides and back of his...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Boldwig, Captain

    • Boldwig, Captain

    • A neighbour of Sir Geoffrey Manning. An imperious gentleman with high ideals regarding the sacred nature of land and game. "Captain Boldwig was a little fierce man, in a stiff black neckerchief, and blue surtout. Captain Boldwig's wife's...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Joe

    • Joe

    • Mr. Wardle's page boy, always eating or sleeping. "On the box sat a fat and red-faced boy in a state of somnolency"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Flasher, Wilkins

    • Flasher, Wilkins

    • A London stockbroker employed by Mr. Weller. "A day was fixed for selling out and transferring the stock; and waiting, with that view, upon Wilkins Flasher, Esq., Stockbroker, of somewhere near the Bank, who had been recommended by Mr. Solomon...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Fogg, Mr.

    • Fogg, Mr.

    • Partner of the firm of Dodson and Fogg, Solicitors. "An elderly, pimply-faced, vegetable-diet sort of man, in a black coat, dark mixture trousers, and small black gaiters; a kind of being who seemed to be an essential part of the desk at which...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Grummer, Daniel

    • Grummer, Daniel

    • Officer to Mr. Nupkins, the Ipswich Magistrate. "An elderly gentleman in top boots, who had been a peace officer, man and boy, for half a century at least, -who was chiefly remarkable for a bottle nose; a hoarse voice; a snuff-coloured...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Gunter, Mr.

    • Gunter, Mr.

    • A quarrelsome young medical student, friend of Bob Sawyer. "In a shirt emblazoned with pink anchors, expressed his decided unwillingness to accept of any sauce on gratuitous terms from the irascible young gentleman with the scorbutic...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Dumkins, Mr.

    • Dumkins, Mr.

    • A member of the All Muggleton Cricket Club

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Hunter, Leo

    • Hunter, Leo

    • Husband of Mrs. Leo Hunter. "-Is it a gentleman?' said Mr. Pickwick. -A wery good imitation o' one, if it ain't,' replied Mr. Weller. A grave man, with an air of profound respect"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Hunter, Mrs. Leo

    • Hunter, Mrs. Leo

    • A lady to whom the Pickwickians were introduced at Eatanswill, a poetess. "His faithful valet put into his hand a card on which was engraved the following inscription: Mrs. Leo Hunter, The Den, Eatanswill"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Jingle, Alfred

    • Jingle, Alfred

    • Of "No Hall, Nowhere". An adventurer and strolling player. "He was about the middle height; but the thinness of his body and the length of his legs gave him the appearance of being much taller. The green coat had been a smart dress...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Jinks, Mr.

    • Jinks, Mr.

    • Clerk to Mr. Nupkins, the Ipswich Magistrate. "A pale, sharp-nosed, half-fed, shabbily-clad clerk of middle age"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Lowten, Mr.

    • Lowten, Mr.

    • Clerk to Mr. Perker, solicitor. "A puffy-faced young man"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Luffey, Mr.

    • Luffey, Mr.

    • A batsman, member of the Dingley Dell Cricket Club

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Magnus, Peter

    • Magnus, Peter

    • A gentleman who travelled with Mr. Pickwick to Ipswich. "A red-haired man, with an inquisitive nose and blue spectacles; -with a bird-like habit of giving his head a jerk every time he said anything"

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Mallard, Mr.

    • Mallard, Mr.

    • Clerk to Sergeant Snubbin. "Upon the table were numerous little bundles of papers, tied with red tape; and behind it sat an elderly clerk whose sleek appearance and heavy gold watch-chain presented imposing indications of the extensive and...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Harris, Mr.

    • Harris, Mr.

    • A Bath greengrocer, who purveyed for the select company of Footmen. "Crossing the Greengrocer's shop, and putting their hats on the stairs in the little passage behind it, they walked into a small parlour; and her the full splendour of the...

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
    • Mary

    • Mary

    • A servant at Mr. Nupkins' house, admired by Sam Weller

    • Pickwick Papers, The

    • A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
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