Virtues

Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!

Background. "Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!" is a quotation from Dombey and Son (Chapter 58). Dombey and Son was Charles Dickens's seventh novel, published between 1846 and 1848.     Context. This quote is said by the character Mr Morfin talking to Harriet Carker. Morfin is the assistant manager at the Dombey firm, second in seniority to James Carker.  At the end of the novel, he marries Harriet. This quotation is taken from the following passage in [...]

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