Talking

As Mr. Simpson sat with a smile upon his face and said ‘Yes,’ or ‘Certainly,’ at intervals of about four minutes each, he received full credit for understanding what was going forward.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Boarding-House). As Mr. Simpson sat with a smile upon his face and said ‘Yes,’ or ‘Certainly,’ at intervals of about four minutes each, he received full credit for understanding what was going forward.

We talk about the tyranny of words, but we like to tyrannise over them too; we are fond of having a large superfluous establishment of words to wait upon us on great occasions; we think it looks important, and sounds well.

We talk about the tyranny of words, but we like to tyrannise over them too; we are fond of having a large superfluous establishment of words to wait upon us on great occasions; we think it looks important, and sounds well.

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You’re quite a powerful speaker, sir, I wonder you don’t go into Parliament.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). You’re quite a powerful speaker, sir, I wonder you don’t go into Parliament.