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date: 18 June 2024

Collins, Wilkie (1824–89) 

The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens
Michael HollingtonMichael Hollington

who characterized himself thus: ‘personally (when I have my high-heeled boots on) I stand five feet, three inches high … I have nothing great about me but my moustachios and my intellect’, and whose head Dickens described as ‘triangular, with a knob in the middle’ —was Dickens's most important literary ... ...

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