Sporting Event, Gad’s Hill

Description

Speech at a Gad's Hill sporting event (26 December 1869).

Creator

Dickens, Charles

Source

Forster, John. The Life of Charles Dickens. Ed. J. W. T. Ley. London: Cecil Palmer, 1928. p. 833.

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Bibliographic Citation

Dickens, Charles. 'Sporting Event, Gad’s Hill' (26 December 1867). Dickens Search. Eds. Emily Bell and Lydia Craig. Accessed [date]. https://dickenssearch.com/speeches/1869-12-26_Speech_Sporting_Event_Gads_Hill.

Summary

‘I made them a little speech from the lawn, at the end of the games, saying that please God we would do it again next year. They cheered most lustily and dispersed.’

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Citation

Dickens, Charles, “Sporting Event, Gad’s Hill,” Dickens Search, accessed June 25, 2022, https://dickenssearch.com/speeches/1869-12-26_Speech_Sporting_Event_Gads_Hill.

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