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Quotations about Behaviour by Charles Dickens

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

Background. “Some people likened him to a direction-post, which is always telling the way to a place, and never goes there.” is a quotation from Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter 2). Martin Chuzzlewit, is the sixth novel by Charles Dickens originally published between 1843 and 1844.     Context. Description of Seth Pecksniff (usually referred to throughout […]

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Once a gentleman, and always a gentleman.

Background. “Once a gentleman, and always a gentleman” is a quotation from Little Dorrit. (Book 2, Chapter 28). Little Dorrit was the eleventh novel from Charles Dickens, serialised between 1855 and 1857. A rags to riches story set in the 1820’s, Little Dorrit centres around the changing fortunes of the Dorrit family.   Context. Quotation […]

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It is dreadful to observe how long a bad example will be followed; but, it is encouraging to know that a good example is never thrown away.

Background. “It is dreadful to observe how long a bad example will be followed; but, it is encouraging to know that a good example is never thrown away” is a quotation taken from the Charles Dickens book A Child’s History of England. Chapter 21. England under Henry the Fifth: First Part. A Child’s History of […]

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