Edward Murdstone

I have been often flogged myself.

Background. "I have been often flogged myself." is a quotation from David Copperfield (Chapter 4). David Copperfield is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens, first published between 1849 and 1850.   Context. Quotation said by the character Edward Murdstone addressing Clara. Taken from the following passage from Chapter 4 of David Copperfield: One morning when I went into the parlour with my books, I found my mother looking anxious, Miss Murdstone looking firm, and Mr. Murdstone binding something round the bottom [...]

2018-08-03T14:34:20+00:00Categories: David Copperfield|Tags: |
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