Martin Chuzzlewit (Older)

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: , |

What lawsuits grow out of the graves of rich men, every day; sowing perjury, hatred, and lies among near kindred, where there should be nothing but love!

Background. "What lawsuits grow out of the graves of rich men, every day; sowing perjury, hatred, and lies among near kindred, where there should be nothing but love!" is a quotation from Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter 3). Martin Chuzzlewit was the sixth novel by Charles Dickens originally published between 1843 and 1844.   Context. Quotation said by the older Martin Chuzzlewit (there are two characters called Martin Chuzzlewit in the novel of the same name, an elderly Martin and his grandson). [...]

2017-12-08T13:03:10+00:00Categories: Martin Chuzzlewit|Tags: |
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