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industry

industry  

During the years immediately before and after Dickens's birth, parts of Britain underwent a massive transformation which most economic historians are still prepared to call an ‘industrial ...
morality and moral issues

morality and moral issues  

Dickens's writings, whether fiction or journalism, are imbued with a sense of morality, and frequently engage with the moral issues of his time. In the words of the Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine ...
recaption

recaption  

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N.The retaking of goods that have been wrongfully taken or are being wrongfully withheld. It is a form of self-help.
retorsion

retorsion  

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A lawful means of retaliation by one state against another. It is usually provoked by an equally lawful, but discourteous, act of the other state, such as trade discrimination measures that single ...
Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles  

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(1812–1904),devoted his leisure to the advocacy of political and social reform, on the lines of the Manchester School, and to the biography of industrial leaders and humble self‐taught students. He ...
self-defence

self-defence  

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N.1 A defence at common law to charges of offences against the person (including homicide) when reasonable force is used to defend oneself, or one's family, or anyone else against attack or ...
self-preservation

self-preservation  

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‘As a rule, all states are under a mutual duty to respect on another's sovereignty, and are bound not to violate one another's independence. Exceptionally, however, a state may in ...
speeches of Dickens

speeches of Dickens  

Dickens, who was admired and even renowned as a public speaker, appeared on many charitable occasions, for schools, adult education, self-help societies, hospitals, and at social celebrations. His ...
tort

tort  

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N. [Old French: harm, wrong; from Latin tortus, twisted or crooked]A wrongful act or omission for which damages can be obtained in a civil court by the person wronged, other than a wrong that is only ...

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