Solitude

Florence lived alone in the great dreary house, and day succeeded day, and still she lived alone; and the blank walls looked down upon her with a vacant stare, as if they had a Gorgon-like mind to stare her youth and beauty into stone.

Charles Dickens Dombey and Son Quotations (Chapter 23). Florence lived alone in the great dreary house, and day succeeded day, and still she lived alone; and the blank walls looked down upon her with a vacant stare, as if they had a Gorgon-like mind to stare her youth and beauty into stone.

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He had never known before the strength of the want in his heart for the frequent recognition of a nod, a look, a word; or the immense amount of relief that had been poured into it by drops through such small means.

Charles Dickens Hard Times Quotations (Book 2, Chapter 4). He had never known before the strength of the want in his heart for the frequent recognition of a nod, a look, a word; or the immense amount of relief that had been poured into it by drops through such small means.

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He had been for many years, a quiet silent man, associating but little with other men, and used to companionship with his own thoughts.

Charles Dickens Hard Times Quotations (Book 2, Chapter 4). He had been for many years, a quiet silent man, associating but little with other men, and used to companionship with his own thoughts.

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