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a town in NW England, in Lancashire: designated a new town in 1962. Pop: 39 279 (2001)
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  • So Benham was able to convert the unfortunate Mrs. skelmersdale into a tender but for a long time an entirely painful memory.

  • They have the living of skelmersdale, I know; and I remember now that their nephew was to have had it.

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  • Mrs. skelmersdale behaved beautifully and this made everything tormentingly touching and difficult.

  • "Frank might as well tell us he would not have skelmersdale," she said.

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  • "skelmersdale," said I to myself at the sight of it, and went in.

  • So, unpropitiously, my acquaintance with Mr. skelmersdale began.

  • And by still obscurer processes this finger had become Mrs. skelmersdale.

  • And that is the tale of Mr. skelmersdale in Fairyland just as he told it to me.

  • And in that manner, and so suddenly, Mr. skelmersdale came out of Fairyland back into this world of men.

  • Recoiling from this, he was at once resumed by Mrs. skelmersdale.

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