Mr. Tulkinghorn

Most of the people I know would do far better to leave marriage alone. It is at the bottom of three fourths of their troubles.

Background. "Most of the people I know would do far better to leave marriage alone. It is at the bottom of three fourths of their troubles." is a quotation from Bleak House (Chapter 41). Bleak House was the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, intended to illustrate the evils caused by long, drawn-out legal cases in the Court of Chancery.   Context. This quotation is said by Mr. Tulkinghorn. Tulkinghorn is Sir Leicester Dedlock’s scheming and manipulative lawyer. Taken from the following passage [...]

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