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Martin Chuzzlewit.

Now and then a city has been laid out as a city ab initio, with full consciousness of its purpose, as a man would build a house; and this was the case not merely with Martin Chuzzlewit's "Eden," but with the city of Washington, the seat of our federal government.

Here were the neglected chambers, lumbered with heaps and parcels of books, where Tom Pinch was set to work by Mr. Fips, and where old Martin Chuzzlewit revealed himself in due time and knocked Mr. Pecksniff into a corner.

The crude, unfinished look of the big country seems to have roused a strong prejudice in his mind, which was not overcome at the time of his second visit, twenty-five years later, and which brought forth the harsh criticism of his American Notes (1842) and of Martin Chuzzlewit (1843-1844).

The best and most representative of these works are Nicholas Nickleby (1838-1839), Barnaby Rudge (1841), Martin Chuzzlewit (1843-1844), Dombey and Son (1846-1848), David Copperfield (1849-1850), Bleak House (1852-1853), Hard Times (1854), A Tale of Two Cities (1859), and Our Mutual Friend (1864).

Speaking of Mr. Pecksniff in Martin Chuzzlewit, Dickens says: "Some people likened him to a direction-post, which is always telling the way to a place, and never goes there."

Its success was striking and immediate, the sale of its first number exceeding that of "Martin Chuzzlewit" by more than 12,000 copiesa remarkable thing considering the immense superiority of "Chuzzlewit."

Its success was striking and immediate, the sale of its first number exceeding that of "Martin Chuzzlewit" by more than 12,000 copiesa remarkable thing considering the immense superiority of "Chuzzlewit."

Martin Chuzzlewit On its monthly publication, in 1843-44, "Martin Chuzzlewit" was, pecuniarily, the least successful of Dickens's serials, though popular as a book.

Martin Chuzzlewit On its monthly publication, in 1843-44, "Martin Chuzzlewit" was, pecuniarily, the least successful of Dickens's serials, though popular as a book.

It was his first novel after his American tour, and the storm of resentment that had hailed the appearance of "American Notes," in 1842, was intensified by his merciless satire of American characteristics and institutions in "Martin Chuzzlewit."

Despite all adverse criticism, however, "Chuzzlewit" is worthy to rank with anything that ever came from the pen of the great Victorian novelist.

Charged with exaggeration regarding Mr. Pecksniff, Dickens wrote in the preface to "Martin Chuzzlewit," "All the Pecksniff family upon earth are quite agreed, I believe, that no such character ever existed.

Into Mr. Pecksniff's house came young Martin Chuzzlewit, a relation of the architect's.

" The coach having rolled away, with the olive-branches in the boot and the family of doves inside, Martin Chuzzlewit and Tom Pinch were left together.

Pecksniff Discharges His Duty Mr. Pecksniff and his daughters took up their lodging in London at Mrs. Todgers's Commercial Boarding House, and it was at that favoured abode that old Martin Chuzzlewit, whose grandson had just entered Mr. Pecksniff's house, sought him out.

Deceitdeceit, my dear Mr. Chuzzlewit, would be final.

Our business shall be commenced, as soon as we get to New Eden, under the name of Chuzzlewit and Tapley.

IV.The Downfall of Pecksniff Old Martin Chuzzlewit had for some time taken up his residence at Mr. Pecksniff's, and Martin and Mark Tapley went to the Blue Dragon on their return.

"Set the door open, Mark!" said Mr. Chuzzlewit.

"Hear me, rascal!" said Mr. Chuzzlewit.

Mrs. Todgers is a character in Dickens's novel, Martin Chuzzlewit (1843-4).]

It is difficult to say that any particular village could be in the novelist's mind if, as seems probable, he had not seen Wiltshire when Martin Chuzzlewit was written.

Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit (1844).

BEV'AN (Mr.), an American physician, who befriends Martin Chuzzlewit and Mark Tapley in many ways during their stay in the New World.

C. Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit (1844).

C. Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit (1844).

C. Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit (1844).

It was general Choke who induced Martin Chuzzlewit to stake his all in the egregious Eden swindle.

C. Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit (1844).

CHUFFEY, Anthony Chuzzlewit's old clerk, almost in his dotage, but master and man love each other with sincerest affection.

He remained, as it were, frozen up; if any term expressive of such a vigorous process can be applied to himC. Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit, xi.

CHUZZLEWIT (Anthony), cousin of Martin Chuzzlewit, the grandfather.

CHUZZLEWIT (Anthony), cousin of Martin Chuzzlewit, the grandfather.

The old established firm of Anthony Chuzzlewit and Son, Manchester warehousemen ... had its place of business in a very narrow street somewhere behind the Post Office....

Jonas Chuzzlewit, son of Anthony, of the "firm of Anthony Chuzzlewit and Son, Manchester warehousemen."

Jonas Chuzzlewit, son of Anthony, of the "firm of Anthony Chuzzlewit and Son, Manchester warehousemen."

Martin Chuzzlewit, sen., grandfather to the hero of the same name.

Martin Chuzzlewit, jun., the hero of the tale called Martin Chuzzlewit, grandson to old Martin.

Martin Chuzzlewit, jun., the hero of the tale called Martin Chuzzlewit, grandson to old Martin.

C. Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit (1844).

C. Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit (1844.) DI'VES (2 syl.), the name popularly given to the "rich man" in our Lord's parable of the rich man and Lazarus; in Latin, Divรชs et Lazarus.

Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit (1844).

I can say with a clear head and conscience [wrote Henry Kingsley] that your new book is the finest thing we have had since "Martin Chuzzlewit."

Nobody can mistake Chuzzlewit Hotel and Chrysalis College.

Unobserved, they received, and made their own preparations for utilising, the legacy of the mid-Victorian novelmoral thesis, plot, underplot, set characters, descriptive machinery, landscape colouring, copious phraseology, Herculean proportions, and the rest of the cumbrous and grandiose paraphernalia of Chuzzlewit, Pendennis, and Middlemarch.

Martin Chuzzlewit. 2 vols.

In Nicholas Nickleby, 1839; Master Humphrey's Clock, 1840; Martin Chuzzlewit, 1844; Dombey and Son, 1848; David Copperfield, 1850, and Bleak House, 1853, there is no falling off in strength.

Martin Chuzzlewit; the life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, his relatives, friends, and enemies comprising all his wills and ways to the whole forming a complete key to The House of Chuzzlewit.

Martin Chuzzlewit; the life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, his relatives, friends, and enemies comprising all his wills and ways to the whole forming a complete key to The House of Chuzzlewit.

Martin Chuzzlewit; the life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, his relatives, friends, and enemies comprising all his wills and ways to the whole forming a complete key to The House of Chuzzlewit.

Good reading: Martin Chuzzlewit.

Martin Chuzzlewit; the life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, his relatives, friends, and enemies comprising all his wills and ways to the whole forming a complete key to The House of Chuzzlewit.

Martin Chuzzlewit; the life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, his relatives, friends, and enemies comprising all his wills and ways to the whole forming a complete key to The House of Chuzzlewit.

Martin Chuzzlewit; the life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, his relatives, friends, and enemies comprising all his wills and ways to the whole forming a complete key to The House of Chuzzlewit.

Good reading: Martin Chuzzlewit.

If such a state of affairs had continued as was portrayed in Martin Chuzzlewit, their Royal Highnesses might have been receiving the last thousand Sarah Gamps and Betsy Prigs, and addressing them in a very different strain.

Martin Chuzzlewit.

Martin Chuzzlewit.

Plutarch, Snarleyow, the Opium Eater, Martin Chuzzlewit."

BRICE'S, ST., a day in 1002 on which a desperate attempt was made to massacre all the Danes in England and stamp them wholly out, an attempt which was avenged by the Danish king, Sweyn. BRICK, JEFFERSON, an American politician in "Martin Chuzzlewit.

CHUZZLEWIT, MARTIN, the hero of a novel by Dickens of the name.

GAMP, SARAH, a nurse in "Martin Chuzzlewit," famous for her bulky umbrella, and for confirming her opinions of things by a constant reference to the authority of an imaginary Mrs. Harris.

PECHILI, GULF OF, a great land-locked bay opening in the NW. of the Yellow Sea, receives the waters of the Hoang-ho, and on opposite tongues of land at the mouth of it stand Port Arthur and Wei-hai-Wei. PECKSNIFF, a pronounced hypocrite in Dickens's "Martin Chuzzlewit," and who lies and cants whether he is drunk or sober.