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Little Dorrit - Page 113
by Charles Dickens - 1857 - 625 pages
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The writings of Charles Dickens, Volume 18

Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce - Literary Criticism - 1894
...on the top of her head, as if the child who owned the doll had driven a tack through it anywhere, so that it only got fastened on. Another remarkable thing...several dints, generally answering to the bowl of that article. A further remarkable thing in this little old woman was that she had no name but Mr....
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The Dickens dictionary: a key to the characters and principal incidents in ...

Gilbert Ashville Pierce - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1900 - 573 pages
...the top of her head, as if the child wlio owned the doll had driven a tack through it anywhere, so that it only got fastened on. Another remarkable thing...some blunt Instrument in the nature of a spoon ; her countenauce, and particularly the tip of her nose, presenting the phenomena of several dints, generally...
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A Dickens Dictionary

Alexander John Philip - 1909 - 408 pages
...doll too cheap for expression, and a stiff yellow wig, perched unevenly on the top of her head . . . seemed to have damaged her face in two or three places...with some blunt instrument in the nature of a spoon ; particularly the tip of her nose — several dints — answering to the bowl of that article. The...
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Who's who in Dickens

Donald Hawes - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 278 pages
...on the top of her head, as if the child who owned the doll had driven a tack through it anywhere, so that it only got fastened on. Another remarkable thing...several dints, generally answering to the bowl of that article.' Her 'major characteristics . . . were extreme severity and grim taciturnity; sometimes...
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Modernisierung und Literatur: Festschrift für Hans Ulrich Seeber zum 60 ...

Walter Göbel - Literature, Modern - 2000 - 335 pages
...on the top of her head, as if the child who owned the doll had driven a tack through it anywhere, so that it only got fastened on. Another remarkable thing...of several dints, generally answering to the bowl ofthat article. A further remarkable thing in this little old woman was, that she had no name but Mr...
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Charles Dickens: Family History, Volume 1

Norman Page - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 1744 pages
...on the top of her head, as if the child who owned the doll had driven a tack through it anywhere, so that it only got fastened on. Another remarkable thing...with some blunt instrument in the nature of a spoon. Mr F.'s Aunt is indeed an awe-inspiring personage, but though she puts the reader himself out of countenance,...
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The One Vs. the Many: Minor Characters and the Space of the Protagonist in ...

Alex Woloch - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 391 pages
...on the lop of her head. as if the child who owned the doll had driven a tack through ii anywhere. so that it only got fastened on. Another remarkable thing in this little old woman was. thai the same child seemed lo have damaged her face in iwo or three places with some blunt instrument...
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Little Dorrit, Vol. I ~ Paperbound

Dickens, Charles
...on the top of her head, as if the child who owned the doll had driven a tack through it anywhere, so that it only got fastened on. Another remarkable thing...several dints, generally answering to the bowl of that article. A further remarkable thing in this little old woman was, that she had no name but Mr....
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