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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Family.,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Family relationships.,
  • Fathers -- England -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1896 ed. published by Roxburghe Press, London.

Statementby Mamie Dickens.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4581 .D5 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5426767M
ISBN 100838318142
LC Control Number73021523

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Page 72 - I saw him first, nearly twenty-eight years ago, when he proposed to become the illustrator of my earliest book. ' I saw him last, shortly before Christmas, at the Athenaeum Club, when he told me that he had been in bed three days that, after these attacks, he was troubled with cold shiverings, "which quite took the power of work out of him" - and that he had it in his . father, to tell anecdotes of him, and to print all manner of things about him. Of all these published books I have read but one, the only genuine “Life” thus far written of him, the one sanctioned by my father himself, namely: “The Life of Charles Dickens,” by John Forster. But in what I write about my father I shall depend chiefly upon my own memory of him, for I wish no other or . My father, who was much interested in his book, relighted the candle stroked the cat, who was looking at him pathetically he noticed, and continued his reading. A few minutes later, as the light became dim, he looked up just in time to see puss deliberately put out the candle with his paw, and then look appealingly toward him. Of all these published books I have read but one, the only genuine "Life" thus far written of him, the one sanctioned by my father himself, namely: "The Life of Charles Dickens," by John Forster. But in what I write about my father I shall depend chiefly upon my own memory of him, for I wish no other or dearer remembrance.

Of all these published books I have read but one, the only genuine "Life" thus far written of him, the one sanctioned by my father himself, namely: "The Life of Charles Dickens," by John Forster. But in what I write about my father I shall depend chiefly upon my own memory of him, for I wish no Other or dearer : Library of Alexandria. Mary 'Mamie' Angela Dickens () was the oldest daughter of English novelist Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine. She wrote a book of reminiscences about her father, My Father as I Recall Him (), and, with her aunt Georgina Hogarth, /5.   The Paperback of the My Father as I Recall Him by Mamie Dickens at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: Press Holdings International.   My Father as I Recall Him. By. Mamie Dickens. 4 (1 Review) Published: Downloads: Share This. My Father as I Recall Him. By. Mamie Dickens. 4 (1 Review) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. and her grave bears the following 4/5(1).