The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III

Author: John Forster
Published: 1875
Language: English
Wordcount: 435,885 / 1256 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66
LoC Categories: CT, PR
Downloads: 696
Added to site: 2008.06.21
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Genre: Biography
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escriptive power displayed 246 Leading persons in story 247 Mr. Dennis the hangman 248

CHAPTER XV.

1841.

Pages 249-262.

PUBLIC DINNER IN EDINBURGH. ÆT. 29.

His son Walter Landor 249 Dies in Calcutta (1863) 250 C. D. and the new poor-law 250 Moore and Rogers 251 Jeffrey's praise of Little Nell 251 Resolve to visit Scotland 251 Edinburgh dinner proposed 252 Sir David Wilkie's death 252 Peter Robertson 253 Professor Wilson 253 A fancy of Scott 254 Lionization made tolerable 254 Thoughts of home 255 The dinner and speeches 255 His reception 256 Wilson's eulogy 256 Home yearnings 257 Freedom of city voted to him 257 Speakers at the dinner 257 Politics and party influences 258 Whig jealousies 259 At the theatre 260 Hospitalities 260 Moral of it all 260 Proposed visit to the Highlands 261 Maclise and Macready 261 Guide to the Highlands 262 Mr. Angus Fletcher (Kindheart) 262

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