I never will desert Mr. Micawber.
Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)
Source: David Copperfield.
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The bearings of this observation lays in the application on it.
Source: Dombey and Son.
He had but one eye, and the popular prejudice runs in favor of two.
Source: Nicholas Nickleby.
'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.
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.
Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tries, and a touch that never hurts.
It will generally be found that those who sneer habitually at human nature, and affect to despise it, are among its worst and least pleasant samples.
I am well aware that I am the 'umblest person going. . . . My mother is likewise a very 'umble person. We live in a 'umble abode. [Uriah Heep]
Source: David Copperfield
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