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Quotations about Alcohol by Charles Dickens

I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me.

Background. “I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me.” is a quotation from A Tale of Two Cities (Book. 2, Chapter 4). A Tale of Two Cities is the twelfth novel by Charles Dickens, originally published in weekly installments between April 1859 and November 1859. It is one […]

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Drunkenness – that fierce rage for the slow, sure poison, that oversteps every other consideration; that casts aside wife, children, friends, happiness, and station; and hurries its victims madly on to degradation and death.

Background. “Drunkenness – that fierce rage for the slow, sure poison, that oversteps every other consideration; that casts aside wife, children, friends, happiness, and station; and hurries its victims madly on to degradation and death” is a quotation taken Sketches by Boz, Tales, Chapter 12 (The Drunkard’s Death). Sketches by Boz is a collection of short […]

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