Martin Chuzzlewit

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Martin Chuzzlewit is the sixth novel written by Charles Dickens and first published in serial form between 1842 and 1844.

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Mrs Lupin had her full share and dividend of that large capital of curiosity which is inherited by her sex.

Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit Quotations (Chapter 3). Mrs Lupin had her full share and dividend of that large capital of curiosity which is inherited by her sex.

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Some people likened him to a direction-post, which is always telling the way to a place, and never goes there.

Some people likened him to a direction-post, which is always telling the way to a place, and never goes there.

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A lady who certainly could not be considered young — that was matter of fact; and probably could not be considered handsome — but that was matter of opinion.

Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit Quotations (Chapter 22). A lady who certainly could not be considered young—that was matter of fact; and probably could not be considered handsome—but that was matter of opinion.

A row of bald old curls that could scarcely be called false, they were so very innocent of anything approaching to deception.

A row of bald old curls that could scarcely be called false, they were so very innocent of anything approaching to deception.

On her head she wore a great straw bonnet, with trimmings of the same, in which she looked as if she had been thatched by an unskillful labourer.

Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit Quotations (Chapter 22). On her head she wore a great straw bonnet, with trimmings of the same, in which she looked as if she had been thatched by an unskillful labourer.