My life is one demd horrid grind.
Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)
Source: Nicholas Nickleby.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
He has gone to the demnition bow-wows.
Did it ever strike you on such a morning as this that drowning would be happiness and peace?
Source: Pickwick Papers.
Dumb as a drum with a hole in it, sir.
I took a good deal o' pains with his eddication, sir; let him run in the streets when he was very young, and shift for hisself. It's the only way to make a boy sharp, sir.
Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.
Source: Our Mutual Friend
Not to put too fine a point upon it.
Source: Bleak House.
What is the odds so long as the fire of soul is kindled at the taper of conwiviality, and the wing of friendship never moults a feather!
Source: The Old Curiosity Shop,
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