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" As this letter is to be historical,' he wrote, ' I may as well claim what little belongs to me in the matter, and that is, the figure of Pickwick, Seymour's first sketch,' made from the proof of my first chapter, ' was of a long, thin man. The present... "
The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club - Page xxiii
by Charles Dickens - 1886
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Pleasantries about Courts and Lawyers of the State of New York

Charles Edwards - Law - 1867 - 528 pages
...the matter, and that is, the figure of Pickwick. Seymour's first sketch, made from the proof of the first chapter, was of a long, thin man. The present...from my description of a friend of mine at Richmond.' " I now understand — and that is the point I am trying to get at — what has always been to me a...
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Charles Dickens: The Story of His Life

1870 - 110 pages
...the figure of Pickwick. Seymour's first sketch' (made from the proof of my first chapter) ' was for a long thin man. The present immortal one he made...from my description of a friend of mine at Richmond.' " CHAPTER III. POPULARITY OP THE "PICKWICK PAPERS." MR. JAMES GRANT'S account of Dickens's earliest...
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Charles Dickens: The Story of His Life

1870 - 110 pages
...the figure of Pickwick. Seymour's first sketch' (made from the proof of my first chapter) ' was for a long thin man. The present immortal one he made from my description of a friend of mine at Kichmond.'" CHAPTER III. POPULARITY OF THE " PICKWICK PAPERS." MR. JAMES GHAUT'S account of Dickens's...
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The Story of his Life

CHARLES DICKENS. - 1870
...the figure of Pick' wick. Seymour's first sketch' (made from the proof of my first chapter) ' was for a long thin man. The present immortal one he made from my description of a friend pf mine at Richmond.' " CHAPTER III. POPULARITY OF THE " PICKWICK PAPERS." MR. JAMES GRANT'S account...
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The Life of Charles Dickens, Volume 1

John Forster - Novelists, English - 1872
...what little belongs to me in the matter, and that is the figure of Pickwick. Seymour's first sketch was of a long, thin man. The present immortal one...from my description of a friend of mine at Richmond, a fat old beau, who would wear, in spite of the ladies' protests, drab tights and black gaiters. His...
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The Life of Charles Dickens, Volume 1

John Forster - Authors, English - 1872
...what "little belongs to rue in the matter, and that is the "figure of Pickwick. Seymour's first sketch was "of a long, thin man. The present immortal one...from my description of a friend of "mine at Richmond, a fat old beau who would "wear, in spite of the ladies' protests, drab tights "and black gaiters. His...
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Charles Dickens, the story of his life, by the author of 'The life of ...

1873
...the figure of Pickwick. Seymour's first sketch' (made from the proof of my first chapter) 'was for a long, thin man. The present immortal one he made...from my description of a friend of mine at Richmond.' " CHAPTER III. POPULARITY OF THE JR. JAMES GRANT'S account of Dickens's earliest writings we have already...
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Dictiony of English literature

English literature - 1880 - 708 pages
...to Mr. Chapman, the publisher, who, writing to Dickens, said that Mr. Seymour's first sketch was for a long, thin man. "The present immortal one he made...from my description of a friend of mine at Richmond." The name " Pickwick " is said to have been taken from the cluster of houses which formed, we are told,...
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A Short Life of Charles Dickens: With Selections from His Letters

Charles H. Jones - 1882 - 260 pages
...by Mr. Edward Chapman, senior member of the publishing firm. " Seymour's first sketch," he said, " was of a long, thin man. The present immortal one...from my description of a friend of mine at Richmond, a fat old beau, who would wear, in spite of the ladies' protests, drab tights and black gaiters. His...
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Lives, great and simple

Sarah A. Tooley - Biography - 1884
...the ever memorable figure of Pickwick is due. '' Mr. Seymour's, first sketch," writes Mr. Dickens, " was of a long thin man.. The present immortal one...from my description of a friend of mine at Richmond, a fat old beau, who would wear, in spite of the ladies' protests, drab tights and black gaiters. His...
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