On Duty With Inspector Field

Quotations from the Charles Dickens article On Duty With Inspector Field.

The weather is dull and wet, and the long lines of street lamps are blurred, as if we saw them through tears.

Background. "The weather is dull and wet, and the long lines of street lamps are blurred, as if we saw them through tears." is a quotation from On Duty with Inspector Field. On Duty with Inspector Field was a short essay, written by Charles Dickens, about the work of Charles Frederick Field, a police officer with Scotland Yard. and his work. On Duty With Inspector Field was first published in June, 1851, in the magazine  Household Words.   Context. This quotation [...]

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