Jonas Chuzzlewit

I think it’s liquid aggravation that circulates through his veins, and not regular blood.

Background. "I think it’s liquid aggravation that circulates through his veins, and not regular blood." is a quotation from Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter 11). Martin Chuzzlewit was the sixth novel by Charles Dickens originally published between 1843 and 1844.   Context. Quotation said by Jonas Chuzzlewit. Jonas is describing his father, the older Martin Chuzzlewit to Charity Pecksniff (nicknamed Cherry by her father). Taken from the following passage in Chapter 11 of Martin Chuzzlewit: By some strange occurrence of favourable circumstances he had [...]

2018-05-15T22:21:34+00:00Categories: Martin Chuzzlewit|Tags: , |

Here’s the rule for bargains: “Do other men, for they would do you.” That’s the true business precept.

Background. "Here's the rule for bargains: "Do other men, for they would do you." That's the true business precept." is a quotation from Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter 11). Martin Chuzzlewit was the sixth novel by Charles Dickens originally published between 1843 and 1844.   Context. Quotation said by the character Jonas Chuzzlewit. Taken from the following passage in Chapter 11 of Martin Chuzzlewit: ‘I shall drink,’ said Anthony, ‘to Pecksniff. Your father, my dears. A clever man, Pecksniff. A wary man! A hypocrite, [...]

2018-05-04T09:52:05+00:00Categories: Martin Chuzzlewit|Tags: , |
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