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It was not exactly a hairdresser’s; that is to say, people of a coarse and vulgar turn of mind might have called it a barber’s; for they not only cut and curled ladies elegantly, and children carefully, but shaved gentlemen easily” is a quotation from Nicholas Nickleby (Chapter 52).

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, more commonly referred to as Nicholas Nickleby, is the third novel by Charles Dickens, originally serialised between <a title=”Dickens Timeline” href=”http://thecircuml1838 and 1839.

 

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