''Oliver’s pillow was smoothed by gentle hands that night; and loveliness and virtue watched him as he slept.'' Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

Dickens’s first child was a boy.  Charles Culliford Boz was born in 1837, followed by Mary in 1838, Kate in 1839, Francis Jeffrey in 1844, Alfred D’Orsay Tennyson in 1845, Sydney Smith Haldimand in 1847, Henry Fielding in 1849, Dora Annie in 1850 and Edward Bulwer Lytton in 1852.  Dora Annie died in 1851. 

Comments on this article

linnet 7 January, 2011

I absalobly don't like boys because I'am a girly.

John 2 December, 2011

England is so full with brilliant people and Dickens is but one. When thery teach the literature or the science or that matter, they should also tech about the person. It brings things alive.

Jessica Austin 22 February, 2012

I really like dickens I don't know why but he is just so amazing he created so many books he is very clever and smart :)

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