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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich theatre company set to bring classic Roald Dahl story to the stageshow opens at The Garage on Wednesday and runs until Friday. Previous performa
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 hours ago
show opens at The Garage on Wednesday and runs until Friday. Previous performances by Moss Banks Productions have included Charles Dickens’ festive tale A Christmas Carol at Norwich’s St John Maddermarket Church and the Victorian thriller Gaslight... Read more
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Bolton News
REVIEW: Bolton theatre's provocative black comedy of our timeis Prime Minister and the country is still suffering under austerity. The stag
Bolton News / Posted 4 hours ago
is Prime Minister and the country is still suffering under austerity. The stage itself would not look out of place in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist with TV favourite Eric Potts' (pictured below) portrayal of the beggar king Jonathan Jeremiah... Read more
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Variety
HBO Latin America’s Roberto Ríos on ‘The Bronze Garden,’ Cinematic TV, Montaigneseries…. To a certain extent, we’re reliving the world of the 19th century nov
Variety / Posted 7 hours ago
series…. To a certain extent, we’re reliving the world of the 19th century novel where authors such as Victor Hugo, Charles Dickens and Emile Zola published novels in weekly chapters and then all the chapters were bound in a book. Some... Read more
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London SE1
United St Saviour's: Duke of Kent meets Southwark community groupsfrom three projects serving the community in the north of the borough: School F
London SE1 / Posted 8 hours ago
from three projects serving the community in the north of the borough: School Food Matters who brought Boutcher and Charles Dickens primary schools, Salmon Youth Centre and Silverfit, who treated attendees to a dance performance in the... Read more
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The Comet
Stevenage primary school’s search for Oliver cast to help celebrate 50th anniversaryJoin In Richard Hodder reads from Charles Dickens at a recent St Albans Museum
The Comet / Posted 13 hours ago
Join In Richard Hodder reads from Charles Dickens at a recent St Albans Museum Dickens event. A school with a passion for performing arts is preparing to celebrate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Hard Times' at Lookingglass a chance to escape to the circus“People must be amused, squire, somehow,” observes Mr. Sleary in Charles Dicken
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
“People must be amused, squire, somehow,” observes Mr. Sleary in Charles Dickens’ “Hard Times.” “They can’t be always a-working, nor yet they can’t be always a-learning.” Exactly. Go Cubs. Sleary’s sentiment is a useful truth for earnest artists.... Read more
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Reality TV World
Roy Dotrice, 'Amadeus,' 'GoT' actor dead at 94notable television roles included playing the leading character in BBC's 1971 a
Reality TV World / Posted yesterday
notable television roles included playing the leading character in BBC's 1971 adaptation of Misleading Cases, as Charles Dickens in Dickens of London, on CBS' TV series of Beauty and the Beast and on Buffy the Vampire spinoff Angel among... Read more
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chroniclelive
Stan Laurel's father and the North East connectionmoved on in ways that would have seemed unimaginable to him in his prime. He h
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
moved on in ways that would have seemed unimaginable to him in his prime. He had once rubbed shoulders with the likes of Charles Dickens, Sir Henry Irving, Bram Stoker and Mrs Patrick Campbell but, sadly, by living so long, his passing went... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'The simple truth is Chelsea won’t win the title this season'were second best against a team who couldn’t score for 731 minutes and had bank
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
were second best against a team who couldn’t score for 731 minutes and had banked their last point 152 days earlier. As Charles Dickens said, there is nothing so strong or safe in an ­emergency of life than the simple truth, so here... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Richard Thaler changed my life (and everybody else's)of fun. He’s an intensely close observer of human behavior, and nothing delight
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
of fun. He’s an intensely close observer of human behavior, and nothing delights him more than people’s foibles. He’s the Charles Dickens of the economics profession. Who else would develop a theory of human behavior by observing how, at a dinner... Read more
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BBC News
Counting the cost of China’s left-behind childrenit should come as no surprise that the social dislocation accompanying this eco
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
it should come as no surprise that the social dislocation accompanying this economic upheaval is of a degree that Charles Dickens couldn't have imagined in his wildest dreams. And nothing highlights the human cost quite like the issue of... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens area events for Saturday, Dec. 3Standard Showdown: 2 to 6 p.m., Dragon Star Hobbies, 1040 Gaines School Road, A
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Standard Showdown: 2 to 6 p.m., Dragon Star Hobbies, 1040 Gaines School Road, Athens. A Victorian Christmas with Charles Dickens: A One-Man Performance by John Vance: 3 p.m., Barnes &Noble Booksellers, 3650 Atlanta Highway,... Read more
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chroniclelive
10 Newcastle streets and who they were named afterGraingertown street, this time leading off Grainger Street. It was home to an 1
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
Graingertown street, this time leading off Grainger Street. It was home to an 1800s music hall where, notably, Charles Dickens read from a selection of his greatest novels in 1861. An easy one, this. The street was built in the 1830s,... Read more
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Reuters
Queen's bank goes for younger clients as rivals try to steal crownLONDON (Reuters) - After three centuries as banker to Britain’s rich and famous
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON (Reuters) - After three centuries as banker to Britain’s rich and famous, from Charles Dickens to Queen Elizabeth II, Coutts, one of the world’s oldest banks, is trying to modernize. Britain’s largest private bank wants to update not only its... Read more
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EuroNews
Queen's bank goes for younger clients as rivals try to steal crownBy Emma Rumney and Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) – After three centuries as
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
By Emma Rumney and Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) – After three centuries as banker to Britain’s rich and famous, from Charles Dickens to Queen Elizabeth II, Coutts, one of the world’s oldest banks, is trying to modernise. Britain’s largest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appreciating President Mugabe's Linguistic MasteryPost Africa Bureau Chief Mr Kevin Sieff had the audacity to refer to President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Post Africa Bureau Chief Mr Kevin Sieff had the audacity to refer to President Mugabe as a closet Anglophile, a fan of Charles Dickens, who once said cricket "civilises people and creates good gentlemen", this young man of European ancestry... Read more
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Philly.com
From the start, there was terror behind Eastern State's imposing wallswriter and historian Alexis de Tocqueville asked if there could be a model “mor
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
writer and historian Alexis de Tocqueville asked if there could be a model “more powerful for reformation.” English author Charles Dickens strongly disagreed. Following a visit to Eastern State, Dickens wrote: “I hold this slow and daily tampering... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Stage listings: From tennis to a 'Secret Garden,' what's in Houston's theatersOct. 22; $30-$108; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 713-558-8887, tuts.com. The Myster
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Oct. 22; $30-$108; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 713-558-8887, tuts.com. The Mystery of Edwin DroodMusical whodunit based on Charles Dickens' novel. Presented by Obsidian Theater. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; $30-$38; 3522 White Oak; 832-889-7837,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Bus trip to Cambridge in NovemberThe Poland Historical Society will host a fundraiser bus trip to Cambridge to v
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
The Poland Historical Society will host a fundraiser bus trip to Cambridge to visit Charles Dickens Village on Nov. 15. The bus departs at 8:30 a.m. from Poland Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road. and arrives in Cambridge at 11 a.m. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
UK's biggest reading fails including thinking Shakespeare play is set in MagalufSpanish beach resort of Magaluf, rather than Athens.Only eight per cent didn't
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
Spanish beach resort of Magaluf, rather than Athens.Only eight per cent didn't realise Great Expectations was written by Charles Dickens (Image: Getty)One in seven thought To Kill a Mockingbird was about a WW1 battleRead More The clue’s right... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
It’s back to the Victorian age for Harpenden crime authorin the 1860s, the favourite time period of creator Carol Hedges. In the novel,
Herts Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
in the 1860s, the favourite time period of creator Carol Hedges. In the novel, which takes its title from a quote in Charles Dickens’ novel David Copperfield, a dead body is found in one of the display windows of a London department store,... Read more
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Football365
Only one of this England team should start...and recent ones – including with Justin’s younger brother John. Justin’s story
Football365 / Posted 8 days ago
and recent ones – including with Justin’s younger brother John. Justin’s story itself is heartbreaking. It feels like Charles Dickens started writing it – only to hand the work over to Thomas Hardy for completion. Because that’s what you get –... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Friends of Aberdeen University Library Event Series: Dickens and the Marshalseaof Aberdeen, the eminent historian Jerry White explores the place of the Marsha
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 8 days ago
of Aberdeen, the eminent historian Jerry White explores the place of the Marshalsea in the life and fiction of the writer Charles Dickens. Charles Dickens’s life and writings were indelibly marked by his father’s indebtedness and eventual... Read more
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Daily Mail
SPOILER ALERT: Outlander's Claire Fraser reunites with Jamie in 1770sSanta hat and brought Roger a tray of lobster rolls and Boston cream pie. Roge
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Santa hat and brought Roger a tray of lobster rolls and Boston cream pie. Roger gifted her a copy of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and they kissed in front of the roaring fire. Claire in the taxi spoke in a voiceover about her fear of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
The language of drinkingand a game? Some words make it more challenging to speculate on their previous
The Daily Californian / Posted 9 days ago
and a game? Some words make it more challenging to speculate on their previous trajectory of meanings. In a piece from Charles Dickens’ Household Words, published in 1850, Dickens writes “Sergeant Mith, a smooth-faced man with a fresh bright... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Ask Rufus: Preserving Historybecame chief of the Choctaw Nation in 1864 and was noted for besting Henry Clay
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
became chief of the Choctaw Nation in 1864 and was noted for besting Henry Clay in a debate and his story being included by Charles Dickens in his book American Notes. The players yesterday were divided into the Choctaws and Chickasaws representing... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Historically speaking: Windham native became painter of miniaturesof course, was the nation's first capital, and Cushman began engraving books fo
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
of course, was the nation's first capital, and Cushman began engraving books for authors, including James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens and Frances Osgood. Prior to the National Banking Act, Cushman did engraving for state banks. In 1862, he... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Jim Lehrer meets students at Jefferson High School, his alma matera professional baseball player, but a coach discouraged him at the same time th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
a professional baseball player, but a coach discouraged him at the same time that an English teacher praised his essay on Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” In the top corner, the teacher wrote, “Jimmy, you’re a very good writer.” Shortly... Read more
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The Morning Call
17 historic homes of famous writershome is an escape from the real world and often where their creativity and insp
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
home is an escape from the real world and often where their creativity and inspiration thrive. From Maya Angelou to Charles Dickens, famed writers' houses are as unique as the stories they've told. The stories that, in some cases, have... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Theater and dance listings: Oct. 5-11Oct. 22; $30-$108; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 713-558-8887, tuts.com. The Myster
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Oct. 22; $30-$108; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 713-558-8887, tuts.com. The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Musical whodunit based on Charles Dickens' novel. Presented by Obsidian Theater. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 14; $30-$38;... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
17 historic homes of famous writershome is an escape from the real world and often where their creativity and insp
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
home is an escape from the real world and often where their creativity and inspiration thrive. From Maya Angelou to Charles Dickens, famed writers' houses are as unique as the stories they've told. The stories that, in some cases, have... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
What the Dickens is happening at Leeds Kirkgate Market?city’s most unusual theatrical venues. Later this month, Front Room Production
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 13 days ago
city’s most unusual theatrical venues. Later this month, Front Room Productions will stage an adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel, which stays faithful to the story - first published in 1838 - and has an original, live musical score... Read more
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FOX News
Celebrities' real names revealed!the most successful magicians in the world, David Copperfield was known as Davi
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
the most successful magicians in the world, David Copperfield was known as David Seth Kotkin. He got Copperfield from the Charles Dickens book of the same name. The "Something's Gotta Give" star was originally Diane Hall. She changed her name to... Read more
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walesonline
One of Swansea's most historic buildings is up for saleThe Grade II listed building opened in 1864 as a music hall, and has hosted Cha
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
The Grade II listed building opened in 1864 as a music hall, and has hosted Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde and David Lloyd George. It was subsequently used as a cinema and bingo hall, but has stood empty since 2007, since when its appearance had... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
2014 Performing-Arts Reviewsa handsome set, clear-sighted staging and a dollop of holiday... Just when you
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
a handsome set, clear-sighted staging and a dollop of holiday... Just when you've think you've seen every version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," along comes one featuring Velma and Daphne from the "Scooby-Doo" cartoon series.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
2010 Theater ReviewsA Christmas Carol," may be just the thing to spike your eggnog. The conceit of
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
A Christmas Carol," may be just the thing to spike your eggnog. The conceit of Michael Wanzie's comic adaptation of Charles Dickens' tale is that an all-star cast has been assembled to act the story,... Suffering from sugarplum overload?... Read more
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birminghammail
This is who won at The Brummies 2017reserved for our ten winners. One by one they took to a stage that, over the ye
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
reserved for our ten winners. One by one they took to a stage that, over the years, has been graced by icons ranging from Charles Dickens to David Bowie. Even Prime Minister Theresa May was impressed, saying: "Birmingham can be truly proud of the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Curtis Armstrong of ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ discusses new autobiographythought, “Why not do something with this?” Q: I know you are a self-confessed
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
thought, “Why not do something with this?” Q: I know you are a self-confessed “book nerd.” Do you worry that the ghosts of Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare might come after you for writing a book? A: (Laughs) No. I’ve got loads of things to... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Therriault to tackle Scrooge at Shawduring the Christmas season, with most plays ending in October. But this year,
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 19 days ago
during the Christmas season, with most plays ending in October. But this year, Ebenezer Scrooge is in the house. The Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol is the bonus show of the company's 2017 season, running Nov. 25 to Dec. 23 at the... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Therriault to tackle Scrooge at Shawduring the Christmas season, with most plays ending in October. But this year,
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 19 days ago
during the Christmas season, with most plays ending in October. But this year, Ebenezer Scrooge is in the house. The Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol is the bonus show of the company's 2017 season, running Nov. 25 to Dec. 23 at the... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Therriault to tackle Scrooge at Shawduring the Christmas season, with most plays ending in October. But this year,
Welland Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
during the Christmas season, with most plays ending in October. But this year, Ebenezer Scrooge is in the house. The Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol is the bonus show of the company's 2017 season, running Nov. 25 to Dec. 23 at the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 21 days ago
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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JTA
Lincoln’s grief, Scrooge’s journey and other great reads for Yom KippurClockwise, from top left: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens (Wikimedia Com
JTA / Posted 22 days ago
Clockwise, from top left: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens (Wikimedia Commons), “Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Saunders and “Frederick” by Leo Lionni (Penguin Random House) (JTA) — I know I am not the only one who brings a book to read with... Read more
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EuroNews
7 Seemingly Unhealthy Behaviors That Are Actually Good for Youpanic.6. Procrastinating (er, pondering) "Never do tomorrow what you can do to
EuroNews / Posted 22 days ago
panic.6. Procrastinating (er, pondering) "Never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time," Charles Dickens once said. It's a wise sentiment that's often easier said than done. Indeed, 20 percent of people are chronic... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Victorian women who cashed in on their unusual appearancesduring the nineteenth century They made millions from their odd appearances an
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
during the nineteenth century They made millions from their odd appearances and some even inspired novels by the great Charles Dickens The word freak was cruelly used to describe people born with unusual features back in the Victorian... Read more
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express
Oliver! Guess which Harry Potter star is set to play Fagin in the musical remake?like its getting a Les Miserables-style remake. One of the most iconic charact
express / Posted 22 days ago
like its getting a Les Miserables-style remake. One of the most iconic characters in the movie was Ron Moody’s Fagin, Charles Dickens’ famous crook who gives Oliver Twist shelter in exchange for being a pickpocket. According to The Sun, it... Read more
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Daily Star
Freshers gets SKIMPY: Party students leave little to the imagination in sheer dressesstart their life at university. There was also some naughty antics on show. O
Daily Star / Posted 23 days ago
start their life at university. There was also some naughty antics on show. One blonde reveller climbs on the statue of Charles Dickens while another checks her phone while lying on the ground. It all got too much for two boys who were spotted... Read more
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Mashable
Since no one else will, I’m taking it upon myself to be the Scrooge of fallThat hurts. Having my life laid out for me by an assortment of weird looking p
Mashable / Posted 23 days ago
That hurts. Having my life laid out for me by an assortment of weird looking puppets made me realize I should read the Charles Dickens version of A Christmas Carol. Also though, it made me realize why there's never been a fall Scrooge. Maybe... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
What in the Charles Dickens? Indian offense ran out of steam while Summit kept runningfor the 42-31 win in the District 10-5A opener. Most of those age-old sayings
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 24 days ago
for the 42-31 win in the District 10-5A opener. Most of those age-old sayings can be found in the first eight lines of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” For the Indians, the game was the best of times and then the worst. The offense saw... Read more
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