John Chick

Couldn’t something temporary be done with a teapot?

Background. "Couldn't something temporary be done with a teapot?" is a quotation from Dombey and Son (Chapter 2). Dombey and Son was Charles Dickens's seventh novel, published between 1846 and 1848.   Context. Quote said by John Chick. Taken from the following passage in Chapter 2 of Dombey and Son: Mr Chick invaded the grave silence which ensued on this remark with the singularly inappropriate air of 'A cobbler there was;' and checking himself, in some confusion, observed, that it was [...]

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