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Trieste D 8 Sep 2013, 12:59 by John Simpson

Search by initial letter: Introduction -  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y ... Morgan, William , Joseph Vance , 2 vols. (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1911) [Link to 1906 Heinemann ed.] Dickens, Charles , Barnaby Rudge (London: Thomas Nelson, [1912])   [Link to 1868 Chapman and Hall ed.] Dickens ...

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UP up 5 Jun 2014, 12:31 by John Simpson

U.P: up and away   U 8.255-9: She took a folded postcard from her handbag. — Read that, she said. He got it this morning. — What is it? Mr ... u.p.). The expression 'U.P.: up' dates at least as far back as Dickens (as quoted in OED ).      We know that the French translation of Ulysses (at least approved ...

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armstrap 4 Jun 2014, 02:18 by John Simpson

The forgotten arm-strap   U 6.10-12: He passed an arm through the armstrap and looked seriously from the open carriage window at the lowered blinds of the avenue ... The Life of George Stephenson, railway engineer (1857, ed. 3), ch. 26 p. 348       Dickens’s All the Year Round happens to mention them in passing in the context of ...

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Shah 29 Nov 2013, 12:50 by JJON Editors

The Shah's nose and ears U 1 1.1050-2: Tuning up. Shah of Persia liked that best. Remind him of home sweet home. Wiped his nose in curtain ... p. 192)                    That the story is just a story becomes clear e.g. from Dickens's magazine All the Year Round for 1872: The 'tuning up' of the stringed instruments ...

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Dear dirty Dublin 30 Aug 2013, 11:21 by JJON Editors

Lady Morgan and “dear dirty Dublin”   D 8.165-7: I'm deuced glad, I can tell you, to get back to the old country. Does a fellow good, a ... of Owenson, showing her to be an inspiration to a Victorian novelist who rivaled Dickens in popularity. 20      But it would be dangerous to regard this as evidence that Lever ...

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catch-em-alive 29 Nov 2013, 13:00 by JJON Editors

Caught alive – oh! U 13.790-2 : Yours for the asking. Because they want it themselves. Their natural craving. Shoals of them every evening poured out of offices. Reserve better ... h)” as a slang term for fly-paper. Its first quotation is from Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit (1856): Sticky old Saints, […] with such coats of varnish that every holy ...

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Brown 31 May 2015, 02:23 by John Simpson

Mr Brown, Mr Robinson, and the average Joe   U 16.536-8: A great opportunity there certainly was for push and enterprise to meet the travelling needs of the public ... of the house!       Soon references to the characters appear in other sources, such as Dickens’s Household Words, but the expression “Brown, Robinson, and Co.” does not seem to occur ...

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Italian colony 29 Nov 2013, 12:57 by JJON Editors

The Italian Colony in South Dublin     U 16.865-9 : On the contrary that stab in the back touch was quite in keeping with those italianos though candidly he was ... known) could be found in New York (south Manhattan) and London (around Clerkenwell). Charles Dickens’s son Charles refers to London’s "Little Italy" in his continuation of Household Words ...

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followers 9 Jun 2017, 06:19 by John Simpson

No followers allowed   U 4.148-50: His eyes rested on her vigorous hips. Woods his name is. Wonder what he does. Wife is oldish. New blood. No followers allowed ... calls at the house to see her”, and dates its first usage to Charles Dickens in Nicholas Nickleby (1839): Five servants kept. No man. No followers. (ch. 16, p. 140 ...

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