Mrs Todgers

With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.

Background. "With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other." is a quotation from Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter 8). Martin Chuzzlewit is the sixth novel by Charles Dickens originally published between 1843 and 1844.     Context. Description of Mrs. Todgers. Todgers is proprietor of the “boarding house for young gentlemen”, where Seth Pecksniff stays at when he visits London. Taken from the following passage in Chapter 8 of the novel Martin Chuzzlewit: ‘Dear girls!’ said Mrs Todgers. ‘I [...]

2018-11-04T10:33:27+00:00Categories: Martin Chuzzlewit|Tags: |
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