Charles Dickens Quotations

Onward it has rushed to every part of town, knocking down all the old public-houses, and depositing splendid mansions, stone balustrades, rosewood fittings, immense lamps, and illuminated clocks, at the corner of every street.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (Gin Shops). Onward it has rushed to every part of town, knocking down all the old public-houses, and depositing splendid mansions, stone balustrades, rosewood fittings, immense lamps, and illuminated clocks, at the corner of every street.

They seemed to have no separate existence, but to have made up their minds just to winter through life together.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Four Sisters). They seemed to have no separate existence, but to have made up their minds just to winter through life together.

It is a melancholy reflection that the old adage, ‘time and tide wait for no man,’ applies with equal force to the fairer portion of the creation.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Four Sisters). It is a melancholy reflection that the old adage, ‘time and tide wait for no man,’ applies with equal force to the fairer portion of the creation.

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Compeyson’s business was the swindling, handwriting forging, stolen bank-note passing, and such-like.

Charles Dickens Great Expectations Quotations (Chapter 42). Compeyson’s business was the swindling, handwriting forging, stolen bank-note passing, and such-like.

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The clash and glare of sundry fiery Works upon the river-side, arose by night to disturb everything except the heavy and unbroken smoke that poured out of their chimneys.

Charles Dickens David Copperfield Quotations (Chapter 47). The clash and glare of sundry fiery Works upon the river-side, arose by night to disturb everything except the heavy and unbroken smoke that poured out of their chimneys.

The neighbourhood was a dreary one at that time; as oppressive, sad, and solitary by night, as any about London.

Charles Dickens David Copperfield Quotations (Chapter 47). The neighbourhood was a dreary one at that time; as oppressive, sad, and solitary by night, as any about London.

The clerk in the Tank involuntarily applauded. Becoming immediately sensible of the impropriety, he poked the fire, and extinguished the last frail spark for ever.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). The clerk in the Tank involuntarily applauded. Becoming immediately sensible of the impropriety, he poked the fire, and extinguished the last frail spark for ever.

2019-05-29T21:56:37+01:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |