The Works of Charles Dickens, Nide 3

Harper & Brothers, 1872

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Sivu 136 - em. But what I always says to them as has the management of matters, Mrs Harris"'- here she kept her eye on Mr Pecksniff - '"be they gents or be they ladies, is, don't ask me whether I won't take none, or whether I will, but leave the bottle on the chimley-piece, and let me put my lips to it when I am so dispoged.
Sivu 69 - Tis the voice of the sluggard ; I hear him complain ; you have woke me too soon ; I must slumber again. If any young orphan will repeat the remainder of that simple piece from Dr. Watts's collection, an eligible opportunity now offers.
Sivu 121 - All their cares, hopes, joys, affections, virtues, and associations, seemed to be melted down into dollars. Whatever the chance contributions that fell into the slow cauldron of their talk, they made the gruel thick and slab with dollars. Men were weighed by their dollars, measures gauged by their dollars; life was auctioneered, appraised, put up, and knocked down for its dollars.
Sivu 120 - Dyspeptic individuals bolted their food in wedges ; feeding, not themselves, but broods of nightmares, who were continually standing at livery within them. Spare men, with lank and rigid cheeks, came out unsatisfied from the destruction of heavy dishes, and glared with watchful eyes upon the pastry.
Sivu 290 - There was a little plot between them, that Tom should always come out of the Temple by one way ; and that was past the fountain. Comiqg through Fountain Court, he was just to glance down the steps leading into Garden Court, and to look once all round him ; and if Ruth had come to meet him, there he would see her...
Sivu 29 - ... he had such an obvious disposition to pimples, that the bright spots on his cravat, the rich pattern on his waistcoat, and even his glittering trinkets, seemed to have broken out upon him, and not to have come into existence comfortably.
Sivu 30 - Pecksniff," said Anthony, who had been watching the whole party with peculiar keenness from the first — "don't you be a hypocrite." "A what, my good sir?" demanded Mr. Pecksniff. "A hypocrite." " Charity, my dear," said Mr. Pecksniff, "when I take my chamber candlestick to-night, remind me to be more than usually particular in praying for Mr. Anthony Chuzzlewit; 'who has done me an injustice.
Sivu 31 - I am at a loss for a word. The name of those fabulous animals (pagan, I regret to say) who used to sing in the water, has quite escaped me.' Mr. George Chuzzlewit suggested 'Swans.' 'No,' said Mr. Pecksniff. 'Not swans. Very like swans, too. Thank you.
Sivu 136 - ... said Mrs Gamp with emphasis, '"being a extra charge - you are that inwallable person." "Mrs Harris," I says to her, "don't name the charge, for if I could afford to lay all my feller creeturs out for nothink, I would gladly do it, sich is the love I bears 'em.
Sivu 59 - ... never once emerged upon anything that might be reasonably called a street. A kind of resigned distraction came over the stranger as he trod those devious mazes, and, giving himself up for lost, went in and out and round about and quietly turned back again when he came to a dead wall or was stopped by an iron railing, and felt that the means of escape might possibly present themselves in their own good time, but that to anticipate them was hopeless.

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