"Do not repine, my friends," said Mr. Pecksniff, tenderly. "Do not weep for me. It is chronic."
Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)
Source: Martin Chuzzelwit.
Contributed by: Zaady
"Do other men for they would do you." That's the true business precept.
Whatever was required to be done, the Circumlocution Office was beforehand with all the public departments in the art of perceiving HOW NOT TO DO IT.
Source: Little Dorrit.
Accidents will occur in the best regulated families.
Source: David Copperfield.
With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
Source: Martin Chuzzelwit,
Keep up appearances whatever you do.
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human natur.
Source: Nicholas Nickleby.
Barkis is willin'.
Oh! they're too beautiful to live, much too beautiful!
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Source: opening line of A Tale of Two Cities
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