Loneliness

It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live and die in London.

Background. "It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live and die in London." is a quotation from Sketches by Boz, Characters. Chapter 1 (Thoughts about People). Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces written by Charles Dickens and published as a book in 1836.   Context. Quote taken from the opening passage of Thoughts about People: It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live [...]

There is a numerous class of people in this great metropolis who seem not to possess a single friend, and whom nobody appears to care for.

Background. "There is a numerous class of people in this great metropolis who seem not to possess a single friend, and whom nobody appears to care for." is a quotation from Sketches by Boz, Characters. Chapter 1 (Thoughts about People). Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces written by Charles Dickens and published as a book in 1836.   Context. Quote taken from the opening passage of Thoughts about People: It is strange with how little notice, good, [...]

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