Forty-nine of us, forty-eight men and one woman, lay on the green waiting for the spike to open. We were too tired to talk much. We just sprawled about exhaustedly, with home-made cigarettes sticking out of our scrubby faces. Overhead the chestnut branches were covered with blossom, and beyond that great woolly clouds floated almost motionless in a clear sky.
Allen, Arabella is the sister of Benjamin Allen, and eventually Mr. Allen, Benjamin is a medical student and later a doctor in The Pickwick Papers. Brother of Arabella Allen. Avenger, The is a servant boy who was hired by Pip in Great Expectations.
He turns out to be the brother of Mr. Badger, Bayham, is a doctor, cousin of Kenge, to whom Richard Carstone is apprenticed. Bagnet Family, is a musical and military family headed by Matthew, an old army friend of George Rouncewell.
The Bagnet children Quebec, Malta, and Woolwich are named after the military bases where the family has been stationed. The Major describes himself as "tough, Sir, tough, and de-vilish sly!
Pickwick meets in The Pickwick Papers. Barbara Modest and pretty servant of the Garlands. She befriends Kit when he is also employed by the Garlands.
Bardell, Martha is Mr. After a misunderstanding which leads her to believe that Pickwick has proposed marriage to her, she starts a breach of promise action against him, encouraged by the unscrupulous attorneys Dodson and Fogg. Barkis A carrier between Blunderstone and Yarmouth.
He marries Clara Peggotty. Barnacle Family, a family that controls the Circumlocution Office, where everything goes round in circles, and nothing ever gets done.
William and Ferdinand Barnacle also appear. The family is allied by marriage with the Stiltstalkings. Later Barsad turns up as a spy in Paris and is found to be the brother of Miss Pross.
Often referred to by Dickens as "Master Bates.
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Bertha Plummer blind daughter of the toymaker, Caleb Plummer. From one of Dickens lesser known books, The Cricket on the Hearth.
Betsy alias BetProstitute and friend of Nancy. Bevan later loans them money to return to England in Martin Chuzzlewit. She helps with running Mr.
Then she comes to live with Pip and the Gargerys to care for Mrs. Joe, who lost the ability to speak after being attacked. She had not been with us more than a year I remember her being newly out of mourning at the time it struck mewhen I observed to myself one evening that she had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.After a childhood blighted by poverty, commercial success came early to Charles Dickens (–70).
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