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A Tale of Two Cities.

The little narrow, crooked town of Dover hid itself away from the beach, and ran its head into the chalk cliffs, like a marine ostrich.

Background. “The little narrow, crooked town of Dover hid itself away from the beach, and ran its head into the chalk cliffs, like a marine ostrich.“ is a quotation from A Tale of Two Cities (Book 1, Chapter 4). A Tale of Two Cities is the twelfth novel by Charles Dickens, originally published in weekly […]

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Business! Mankind was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The deals of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!

Background. “Business! Mankind was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The deals of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!” is a quotation taken from A Christmas Carol (Stave 1). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles […]

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A Tale of Two Cities.

These are mere business relations, …. there is no friendship in them, no particular interest, nothing like sentiment. I have passed from one to another, in the course of my business life, just as I pass from one of our customers to another in the course of my business day; in short, I have no feelings; I am a mere machine.

Background. “These are mere business relations, … there is no friendship in them, no particular interest, nothing like sentiment. I have passed from one to another, in the course of my business life, just as I pass from one of our customers to another in the course of my business day; in short, I have […]

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