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a successful periodical consisting of essays, stories, and poems, begun by R. Bentley. Dickens was the first editor, and Oliver Twist appeared in its pages in 1837–8. J. H. Reynolds, Hook, Maginn, Ainsworth, Thackeray, and Longfellow were among its contributors. Cruikshank and Leech provided lively illustrations.

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