The clerk had the same air of knowing something to everybody else’s disadvantage.

Background.

Great Expectations

itemThe clerk had the same air of knowing something to everybody else’s disadvantage.” is a quotation taken from Great Expectations (Chapter 20).

item Great Expectations is Charles Dickens‘s thirteenth novel first published between 1860 and 1861.

 

Context.

item This quote is a description of Mr. John Wemmick. Wemmick is Mr Jaggers’s clerk and becomes a friend to Pip after he moves to London.

 

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