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.
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
'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
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