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Quotations about Home by Charles Dickens

great_expectations

It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home.

Background. “It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home” is a quotation from Great Expectations (Chapter 14). Great Expectations is Charles Dickens‘s thirteenth novel first published between 1860 and 1861.     Context. Taken from the following opening passages of Chapter 14 of Great Expectations: It is a most miserable thing to […]

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Fairy-land to visit, but a desert to live in.

Background. “Fairy-land to visit, but a desert to live in” is a quotation from Bleak House (Chapter 2). Bleak House was the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, intended to illustrate the evils caused by long, drawn-out legal cases in the Court of Chancery.   Context. Description of Lady Dedlock‘s London home. Taken from the following […]

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Martin Chuzzlewit.

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Background. “Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.” is a quotation taken from the novel Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter 27). Martin Chuzzlewit, was the sixth novel by Charles Dickens originally published between 1843 and 1844.   Context. Quotation said by the character Montague Tigg, speaking to Jonas Chuzzlewit. Taken from the following passage in Chapter […]

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