How to use Dickensian in a sentence

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  • A Dickensian back alley of whitewashed brick with a series of flyers hung at its entrance.

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  • A comfy old slipper of a pub- a Dickensian haunt, with low doors in wooden panels for you to creep through.

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  • There are Dickensian slums and crime gangs, gaslit streets, a police inspector that recalls Doyle's Inspector Lestrade, and railroads.

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  • Planning a Christmas play or a version of the Dickensian classic?

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  • Some are dressy, some are sporty and some even possess a bit of an old-fashioned, Dickensian flair.

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  • Sorcery and science mix but the overall feel is Dickensian, without the good guys.

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  • They sold the glasses to sixth- formers and staff, and to members of the public at Wymondham's Dickensian evening.

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  • In nearly every version of the Dickensian classic, the ghost of Christmas Past is a fairly androgynous figure, neither definitively adult nor definitively a child.

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