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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

An orphan since the day he was born, Oliver Twist did not receive the best hand in life. Instantly dubbed a trouble maker in the work house, Oliver leaves his apprenticeship at an undertakers and walks to London determined to make a better life for himself. 287 more words

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Victorian LondonWalking Tour: Smithfield Market and Saffron Hill in Dickens' Oliver Twist

On today’s Victorian London Walking Tour, we visited many sites featured in novels by Charles Dickens. Dickens’ description of Smithfield Market in Oliver Twist stood out since we were walking in the rain and mist of a Sunday morning. 332 more words

March 12

a world underneath our own

It’s crazy to think that there are places in the world that are not like the places we live in and see every day. For example, the places underneath freeways are homes for the homeless, but we only ever see them as freeways and means to get around. 577 more words

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New Page - 'The World of Charles Dickens'

Hello everyone! :)

I’ve added a brand-new page to my ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog!

This is ‘The World of Charles Dickens’ page! This is where I will post reviews related to the works of Charles Dickens, including DVD reviews on the TV and film adaptations of his novels. 195 more words


More Than We Ask


And before Isaiah had gone out of the middle court, the word of the Lord came to him: “Turn back, and say to Hezekiah the leader of my people, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. 683 more words

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014

The bell rings. Always verified with a glance at my increasingly distressed watch. “Stand up!” I motion with my hands to the class and they rise in unison. 519 more words


metropolitan meat market

This week’s post is focused on Smithfield Market. Through my research for my final paper, it’s been fascinating to learn about the history of the market as well as Bartholomew Fair. 387 more words

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