David Copperfield

Quotations from the Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield.

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.

A pair of such very stiff trousers that they would have stood quite as well alone, without any legs in them.

Charles Dickens David Copperfield Quotations (Chapter 3). A pair of such very stiff trousers that they would have stood quite as well alone, without any legs in them.

Britannia, that unfortunate female, is always before me, like a trussed fowl: skewered through and through with office-pens, and bound hand and foot with red tape.

Britannia, that unfortunate female, is always before me, like a trussed fowl: skewered through and through with office-pens, and bound hand and foot with red tape.

We talk about the tyranny of words, but we like to tyrannise over them too; we are fond of having a large superfluous establishment of words to wait upon us on great occasions; we think it looks important, and sounds well.

We talk about the tyranny of words, but we like to tyrannise over them too; we are fond of having a large superfluous establishment of words to wait upon us on great occasions; we think it looks important, and sounds well.

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