Richard Swiveller

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.

Background. "Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine." is a quotation from The Old Curiosity Shop (Chapter 7). The Old Curiosity Shop was the fourth novel by Charles Dickens and follows the life of Nell Trent and her grandfather, both residents of The Old Curiosity Shop in London.   Context. Quotation said by the character Richard Swiveller. Taken from the following opening passage of Chapter 7 of  The Old Curiosity Shop: Fred,’ [...]

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