It was as true as taxes is. And nothing’s truer than them.

Background. "It was as true as taxes is. And nothing's truer than them." is a quotation from David Copperfield (Chapter 21). David Copperfield is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens, first published between 1849 and 1850.     Context. Quotation said by the character Mr. Barkis. Mr. Barkis is a cart driver who marries Clara Peggotty. Taken from the following passage in Chapter 21 of David Copperfield: ‘What name was it, as I wrote up in the cart, sir?’ said Mr. Barkis, with [...]

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