Compeyson

To judge from appearances, you’re out of luck.

Background. "To judge from appearances, you're out of luck." is a quotation from Great Expectations (Chapter 42). Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel first published between 1860 and 1861.     Context. Quotation said by the villain Compeyson, as recalled by Abel Magwitch. Taken from the following passage in Chapter 42 of Great Expectations: “At Epsom races, a matter of over twenty years ago, I got acquainted wi’ a man whose skull I’d crack wi’ this poker, like the claw [...]

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