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Cheeryble Brothers  

Described in Nicholas Nickleby, they are first mentioned half way through the book.

Known as Brother Charles and Brother Ned.

Described as German Merchants.

Arrived in London barefoot and penniless

Place of business described as quiet, shady little square in East End.

Ever on the alert to relieve helpless deserving poverty.

Some hint that the brothers were uneducated when they first came to London.

In the book they talk of their parents especially their Mother as being  the very best of parents.

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