Mark Tapley

It’s a good damp, wormy sort of business.

Background. "It’s a good damp, wormy sort of business." is a quotation from Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter 5). Martin Chuzzlewit is the sixth novel by Charles Dickens originally published between 1843 and 1844.     Context. Tom Pinch is taking the horse and cart to Salisbury when he meets Mark Tapley along the road and offers him a lift. The two engage in conversation and Mark reveals he wants to leave his work at the Blue Dragon Inn. This quote is [...]

2017-12-08T13:05:27+00:00Categories: Martin Chuzzlewit|Tags: |
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