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* BigBrotherInstinct: Upon learning that Sir Mulberry Hawk is subjugating his younger sister to harassment and humiliation, he violently attacks him and threatens to '''''not''''' be so forgiving should he come near her again.

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* BigBrotherInstinct: Upon learning that Sir Mulberry Hawk is subjugating his younger sister to harassment and humiliation, he Nicholas violently attacks him and threatens to '''''not''''' be so forgiving should he come near her again.

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* ShipperOnDeck: Kate is this for Nicholas and Madeline, especially in the 2002 film.
-->'''Kate:''' ''(smiles teasingly)'' Nicholas, have you found your matching half? ''(Nicholas looks at her smiling, confirming it)'' Well then, we must think of how to find her. For when she knows you, she will love you too.

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* SentencedToDownUnder:
** [[spoiler:Brooker is revealed to have had this happen to him, which prevented him from making up for his crimes sooner.]]
** [[spoiler:Squeers is transported for seven years, and his boarding school closed, on charges of stealing a will and conspiracy.]]

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Can be read [[https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Nicholas_Nickleby here]].

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* VillainousBreakdown: Implied. Sir Mulberry Hawk starts off dismissing Kate's statements that she wished her brother, Nicholas, is there to help her and attempts to sexually harass her. But when Nicholas actually comes and attacks him for it, he goes from merely underestimating him and being indifferent to him to utterly hating him to the point that he outright swears revenge against him.


* TheDreaded: Most of the people who wronged Nicholas' family end up cowering when Nicholas gets violent with them

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* TheDreaded: Most of the people who wronged Nicholas' family end up cowering when Nicholas gets violent with themthem.

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* TheDreaded: Most of the people who wronged Nicholas' family end up cowering when Nicholas gets violent with them

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** John Browdie too. He may be a BoisterousBruiser, but he's a great friend and ally to Nicholas.


* BigBrotherInstinct: Upon learning that Sir Mulberry Hawk is subjugating his younger sister to harassment and humiliationg, he violently attacks him and threatens to '''''not''''' be so forgiving should he come near her again.

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* BigBrotherInstinct: Upon learning that Sir Mulberry Hawk is subjugating his younger sister to harassment and humiliationg, humiliation, he violently attacks him and threatens to '''''not''''' be so forgiving should he come near her again.


* BigBrotherInstinct: Upon learning that Sir Mulberry Hawk is subjugating his younger sister to harassment and humiliationg, he violently attacks him and threatens him to '''''not''''' be so forgiving should he come near her again.

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* BigBrotherInstinct: Upon learning that Sir Mulberry Hawk is subjugating his younger sister to harassment and humiliationg, he violently attacks him and threatens him to '''''not''''' be so forgiving should he come near her again.


* BewareTheNiceOnes: Nicholas is the warmest and most compassionate person ever, but he's also a '''''definite''''' force to be reckoned with. Threaten those he cares about and he will '''''NOT''''' let you get away with it. Just ask Mr. Squeers and Ralph.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Nicholas is the warmest and most compassionate person ever, but he's also a '''''definite''''' force to be reckoned with. Threaten those he cares about and he will '''''NOT''''' let you get away with it. Just ask Mr. Squeers Squeers, Sir Mulberry Hawk, and Ralph.Ralph.
* BigBrotherInstinct: Upon learning that Sir Mulberry Hawk is subjugating his younger sister to harassment and humiliationg, he violently attacks him and threatens him to '''''not''''' be so forgiving should he come near her again.


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* PapaWolf: Nicholas Nickleby is fiercely protective of his family, despite the fact that he's only the oldest child in the family, and he can and will use violence on those who wronged them.


* BewareTheNiceOnes: Nicholas is the warmest and most compassionate person ever, but he's a '''definite''' force to be reckoned with. Threaten those he cares about and he will '''NOT''' let you get away with it. Just ask Mr. Squeers and Ralph.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Nicholas is the warmest and most compassionate person ever, but he's also a '''definite''' '''''definite''''' force to be reckoned with. Threaten those he cares about and he will '''NOT''' '''''NOT''''' let you get away with it. Just ask Mr. Squeers and Ralph.


* BewareTheNiceOnes: Nicholas is the warmest and most compassionate person ever, but threaten those he cares about and he will NOT let you get away with it. Just ask Mr. Squeers and Ralph.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Nicholas is the warmest and most compassionate person ever, but threaten he's a '''definite''' force to be reckoned with. Threaten those he cares about and he will NOT '''NOT''' let you get away with it. Just ask Mr. Squeers and Ralph.


* KitchenSink: Vincent Crummles has "appropriated two bath tubs and a pump" that he insists be written into a play that Nicholas is writing (actually adapting from French to English) for a stage production. The items are even mentioned on posters and advertisements for said play, as a RunningGag. Thus, Dickens presents us with an UnbuiltTrope, predating actual KitchenSink plays by more than a century.


* KitchenSink: Vincent Crummles has "appropriated two bath tubs and a pump", that he insists to be written into a play that Nicholas is writing (actually adapting from French to English) for a stage production. The items are even mentioned on posters and advertisements for said play, as a RunningGag. Thus, Dickens presents us with an UnbuiltTrope, predating actual KitchenSink plays with more than a century.

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* KitchenSink: Vincent Crummles has "appropriated two bath tubs and a pump", pump" that he insists to be written into a play that Nicholas is writing (actually adapting from French to English) for a stage production. The items are even mentioned on posters and advertisements for said play, as a RunningGag. Thus, Dickens presents us with an UnbuiltTrope, predating actual KitchenSink plays with by more than a century.

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