I am a lone lorn creetur and everythink goes contrairy with me.
Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)
Source: David Copperfield.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
He has gone to the demnition bow-wows.
Source: Nicholas Nickleby.
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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