It's over, and can't be helped, and that's one consolation, as they always says in Turkey, ven they cuts the wrong man's head off. [Sam Weller]
Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)
Source: Pickwick Papers
Contributed by: Zaady
In came Mrs. Fezziwig, one vast substantial smile.
Source: Christmas Carol.
Never close your lips to those to whom you have opened your heart.
'Mind and matter,' said the lady in the wig, 'glide swift into the vortex if immensity. Howls the sublime, and softly sleeps the calm Ideal, in the whispering chambers of Imagination.'
Source: Martin Chuzzelwit
Annual income twenty pound, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pound, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.
Source: Mr. Micawber in David Copperfield
Oh, a dainty plant is the ivy green, That creepeth o'er ruins old! Of right choice food are his meals, I ween, In his cell so lone and cold. Creeping where no life is seen, A rare old plant is the ivy green.
Source: Pickwick Papers.
'If the law supposes that,' said Mr. Bumble . . . 'the law is a ass, a idiot.'
Source: Oliver Twist,
My life is one demd horrid grind.
Source: Nicholas Nickleby.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
Source: Mark and Barbara Hall Collection.
I am a lone lorn creetur and everythink goes contrairy with me.
Source: David Copperfield.
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