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It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.


Charles Dickens

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Horatio looked handsomely miserable, like Hamlet slipping on a piece of orange-peel.
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There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread...
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Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the dis...
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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I ...
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Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
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Old Marley was as dead as a doornail.

Mind! I don't mean to say that, of my own knowledge...
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With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
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A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper.
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Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
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Some credit in being jolly.
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foo...
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There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
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I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, wi...
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It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in...
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What is the odds so long as the fire of souls is kindled at the taper of conwiviality, and the wing...
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foo...
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Mr Lorry asks the witness questions:

Ever been kicked?
Might have been.
Freque...
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There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts
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This season we wanted to sort of lighten it up and make it a little bit more transparent ... a littl...
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The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
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I think . . . that it is the best club in London.
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Apprehension of a painful or disagreeable recognition made me tremble. I am confident that it took n...
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Is the old min agreeable?
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My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar...
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Huge knots of sea-weed hung upon the jagged and pointed stones, trembling in every breath of wind; a...
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We forge the chains we wear in life
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There might be some credit in being jolly.
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A friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings.
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Bah,' said Scrooge. "Humbug!"
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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
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Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of w...
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No one is useless in the world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.
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It matters little, she said, softly. "To you, very little. Another idol has displaced me; and if it ...
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Say, like those wicked Turks, there is no What's-his-name but Thingummy, and What-you-may-call-it is...
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Now, I return to this young fellow. And the communication I have got to make is, that he has great e...
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Her heart--is given him, with all its love and truth. She would joyfully die with him, or, better th...
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There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long, and when this lonely girl w...
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He calls the knaves, Jacks, this boy! . . . And what coarse hands he has! And what thick boots!
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It's my girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must b...
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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than anything I have ever done; it is a far, far, better re...
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Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
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External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chil...
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. . . in seclusion, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that, h...
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For you, and for any dear to you, I would do anything. I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for...
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At the great iron gate of the churchyard he stopped and looked in. He looked up at the high tower sp...
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There was no noise, no effort, no consciences in anything he did, but in everything an indescribable...
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