Cornelius Brook Dingwall M.P.

He had a great idea of his own abilities, which must have been a great comfort to him, as no one else had.

Background. "He had a great idea of his own abilities, which must have been a great comfort to him, as no one else had." is a quotation from Sketches by Boz, Tales. Chapter 3 (Sentiment). Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces written by Charles Dickens and published as a book in 1836.   Context. Description of the Member of Parliament, Cornelius Brook Dingwall. Taken from the following passage in the sketch Sentiment: Cornelius Brook Dingwall, Esq., M.P., was [...]

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