Betsey Trotwood

If you’re an eel, sir, conduct yourself like one.

Background. "If you're an eel, sir, conduct yourself like one." is a quotation from David Copperfield (Chapter 35). David Copperfield is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens, first published between 1849 and 1850.     Context. Quotation said by the character Betsy Trotwood talking to Uriah Heep. Taken from the following passage from Chapter 35 of David Copperfield: I opened the door, and admitted, not only Mr. Wickfield, but Uriah Heep. I had not seen Mr. Wickfield for some time. I [...]

2018-02-21T20:30:37+00:00 Categories: David Copperfield|

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