A Sleep To Startle Us

Quotations from the Charles Dickens article A Sleep To Startle Us.

An orphan boy with burning cheeks and great gaunt eager eyes, who was in pressing peril of death, too, and who had no possession under the broad sky but a bottle of physic and a scrap of writing.

Background. "An orphan boy with burning cheeks and great gaunt eager eyes, who was in pressing peril of death, too, and who had no possession under the broad sky but a bottle of physic and a scrap of writing." is a quotation from A Sleep To Startle Us. A Sleep To Startle Us was an article, written by Charles Dickens, exploring ragged schooling. It was first published in Household Words on March 13, 1852.   Context. This quotation is taken [...]

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