Curiosity

To surround anything, however monstrous or ridiculous, with an air of mystery, is to invest it with a secret charm, and power of attraction which to the crowd is irresistible.

Charles Dickens Barnaby Rudge Quotations (Chapter 37). To surround anything, however monstrous or ridiculous, with an air of mystery, is to invest it with a secret charm, and power of attraction which to the crowd is irresistible.

2020-03-02T12:00:09+00:00Categories: Barnaby Rudge|Tags: , |

The stranger who finds himself in ‘The Dials’ for the first time, and stands Belzoni-like, at the entrance of seven obscure passages, uncertain which to take, will see enough around him to keep his curiosity and attention awake for no inconsiderable time.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations. The stranger who finds himself in ‘The Dials’ for the first time, and stands Belzoni-like, at the entrance of seven obscure passages, uncertain which to take, will see enough around him to keep his curiosity and attention awake for no inconsiderable time.

2019-04-16T22:05:46+01:00Categories: Sketches by Boz|Tags: |

Mrs Lupin had her full share and dividend of that large capital of curiosity which is inherited by her sex.

Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit Quotations (Chapter 3). Mrs Lupin had her full share and dividend of that large capital of curiosity which is inherited by her sex.

2019-11-23T15:21:07+00:00Categories: Martin Chuzzlewit|Tags: , |