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Quotations about Age by Charles Dickens

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Miss Knag still aimed at youth, although she had shot beyond it, years ago.

Background. “Miss Knag still aimed at youth, although she had shot beyond it, years ago” is a quotation from Nicholas Nickleby (Chapter 17). The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, more commonly referred to as Nicholas Nickleby, is the third novel by Charles Dickens, originally serialised between 1838 and 1839.   Have Your Say. Give […]

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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.

Background. “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.” is a quotation from Sketches by Boz, Tales. Chapter 3 (Sentiment). Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces written by Charles Dickens and published as a book in 1836. […]

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