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(dik'ĕnz),
Frank, 20th-century British biochemist. See: Dickens shunt, Warburg-Lipmann-Dickens-Horecker shunt.
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The chapter will examine how particular locations have fallen in and out of fashion, whilst others have been added or invented; also, how Dickensian sites have often provided a focal point for debate about unchecked urban development (e.g.
"The historic market town is full of fantastic shops, great pubs and cafes, cobbled streets and the Dickensian Festival boasts a huge variety of free entertainment, free events for children, fabulous Christmas market stalls with lots of unique gifts and festive food, costume competitions, horse drawn carriages, music, dancing.
Cllr Cox added "Alun Davies is right to draw attention to Dickensian times.
A BBC spokeswoman confirmed Dickensian's cancellation in a statement which described the decision not to renew it as a "difficult" one.
Union Unite says the process used by SJ Scaffolding to select 19 out of its 40 workers at the site for redundancy was unfair and "Dickensian".
Caroline Quentin, 55, starred in Men Behaving Badly, Blue Murder and Jonathan Creek but dons a Victorian bonnet as Mrs Bumble in tonight's new 20-part series Dickensian, which sees classic characters living together in one London street.
IT'S a re-imagined world drawing together stories that were never intended to co-exist, and yet Dickensian - the BBC's big-budget Christmas offering - does just that, uniting Charles Dickens' iconic characters on one bustling Victorian street.
You had to be miserable in Dickensian times, it was the rule
For students and the non-specialist general reader with an interest in a Dickensian perspective on contemporary economic issues, it should be noted that "Ignoble Displacement" is available in a Kindle edition ($19.99).
Members of the union Unite are to protest outside the meeting and at 17 stores across the UK, including on Northumberland Street in Newcastle, dressed as Dickensian workers.
There is perhaps nothing Dickensian about one of India's most venerable sporting venues turning 150.
England's health deprivation gap is 'Dickensian', according to Ciaran Devane, Chief Executive at Macmillan Cancer Support.