Sunday

The sun that rises over the quiet streets of London on a bright Sunday morning, shines till his setting, on gay and happy faces.

Background. "The sun that rises over the quiet streets of London on a bright Sunday morning, shines till his setting, on gay and happy faces." is a quote taken from Sunday Under Three Heads, Chapter 1. Under the pseudonym Timothy Sparks, Dickens wrote the pamphlet Sunday Under Three Heads to defend the people’s right to pleasure on their only day of rest, Sunday, in face of plans from religious bodies to prohibit games on Sundays. It was published in July, [...]

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Sunday comes, and brings with it a day of general gloom and austerity.

Background. "Sunday comes, and brings with it a day of general gloom and austerity." is a quote taken from Sunday Under Three Heads, Chapter 2. Under the pseudonym Timothy Sparks, Dickens wrote the pamphlet Sunday Under Three Heads to defend the people’s right to pleasure on their only day of rest, Sunday, in face of plans from religious bodies to prohibit games on Sundays. It was published in July, 1836.   Have Your Say. Give your view on "Sunday comes, [...]

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