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date: 16 April 2024

charity and Dickens. 

The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens
Norris PopeNorris Pope

‘There is hardly a woe or a misery’, the Revd William Tuckniss wrote in the early 1860s, ‘which has not been assuaged or mitigated by benevolent exertions.’ England's charitable institutions, Tuckniss went on to say, were the ‘highest glory of our land … and that which makes it pre-eminently the admiration and envy of all other countries’ (... ...

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