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And yet I love him. I love him so much, and so dearly, that when I sometimes think my life may be but a weary one, I am proud of it and glad of it. I am proud and glad to suffer something for him, even though it is of no service to him, and he will never know of it or care for it.

Background. “And yet I love him. I love him so much, and so dearly, that when I sometimes think my life may be but a weary one, I am proud of it and glad of it. I am proud and glad to suffer something for him, even though it is of no service to him, […]

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The train rattled among the house-tops, and among the ragged sides of houses torn down to make way for it, and over the swarming streets, and under the fruitful earth, until it shot across the river: bursting over the quiet surface like a bomb-shell, and gone again as if it had exploded in the rush of smoke and steam and glare.

Background. “The train rattled among the house-tops, and among the ragged sides of houses torn down to make way for it, and over the swarming streets, and under the fruitful earth, until it shot across the river: bursting over the quiet surface like a bomb-shell, and gone again as if it had exploded in the […]

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Money and goods are certainly the best of references.

Background. “Money and goods are certainly the best of references.” is a quotation taken from Our Mutual Friend (Book 1, Chapter 4). Our Mutual Friend was Charles Dickens‘s fourteenth and last completed novel, published between 1864 and 1865.     Have Your Say. Give your view on “Money and goods are certainly the best of […]

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A heart well worth winning, and well won. A heart that, once won, goes through fire and water for the winner, and never changes, and is never daunted.

Background. “A heart well worth winning, and well won. A heart that, once won, goes through fire and water for the winner, and never changes, and is never daunted.” is a quotation from Our Mutual Friend (Book 3, Chapter 9). Our Mutual Friend was Charles Dickens‘s fourteenth and last completed novel, published between 1864 and […]

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Money, money, money, and what money can make of life!

Background. “Money, money, money, and what money can make of life!” is a quotation taken from Our Mutual Friend (Book 3, Chapter 4). Our Mutual Friend was Charles Dickens‘s fourteenth and last completed novel, published between 1864 and 1865.     Have Your Say. Give your view on “Money, money, money, and what money can […]

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