Pity

That sort of half-sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity’s small change in general society.

Background. "That sort of half-sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity’s small change in general society." is a quotation from Nicholas Nickleby (Chapter 18). The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, more commonly referred to as Nicholas Nickleby, is the third novel by Charles Dickens, originally serialised between

2018-02-23T19:49:07+00:00 Categories: Nicholas Nickleby|Tags: , |

I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me.

Background. "I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me." is a quotation from A Tale of Two Cities (Book. 2, Chapter 4). A Tale of Two Cities is the twelfth novel by Charles Dickens, originally published in weekly installments between April 1859 and November 1859. It is one of two historical novels by Dickens (the other being Barnaby Rudge). The plot centres on the years leading up to the French Revolution and culminates [...]

2017-12-08T13:24:35+00:00 Categories: A Tale of Two Cities|Tags: , |