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Quotations about Family by Charles Dickens

Little Dorrit.

The Barnacles were a very high family, and a very large family.

Background. “The Barnacles were a very high family, and a very large family.” is a Quotation from Little Dorrit. Book 1, Chapter 10. 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 […]

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David Copperfield.

Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families.

Background. “Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families.” is a quotation from David Copperfield (Chapter 28). David Copperfield is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens, first published between 1849 and 1850.   Have Your Say. Give your view on “Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families.” with a rating and help us compile the very […]

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My father’s family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. So, I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip.

Background. “My father’s family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. So, I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip.” is a quotation from the novel Great Expectations (Chapter 1). Great Expectations is Charles Dickens‘s thirteenth novel […]

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