Charles Dickens’s Sketches by Boz: Tales.

 

Tales is a series of 12 sketches written by Charles Dickens covering stories of London scenes and people. The series, along with Our Parish, Scenes and Characters form the 56 sketches that make up Sketches by Boz, published in 1836.

You can read all the Sketches by Boz on The Circumlocution Office. Use the navigation bar to move between the sketches.

 

Chapter 1. THE BOARDING-HOUSE.

Chapter 2. MR. MINNS AND HIS COUSIN.

Chapter 3. SENTIMENT.

Chapter 4. THE TUGGSES AT RAMSGATE.

Chapter 5. HORATIO SPARKINS.

Chapter 6. THE BLACK VEIL.

Chapter 7. THE STEAM EXCURSION.

Chapter 8. THE GREAT WINGLEBURY DUEL.

Chapter 9. MRS. JOSEPH PORTER.

Chapter 10. A PASSAGE IN THE LIFE OF MR. WATKINS TOTTLE.

Chapter 11. THE BLOOMSBURY CHRISTENING.

Chapter 12. THE DRUNKARD’S DEATH.

 

Miss Maria Crumpton admitted she was forty; an admission which was rendered perfectly unnecessary by the self-evident fact of her being at least fifty.

Quote from Chapter 3 (Sentiment).

 

 

 

 

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