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Charles Dickens
(1812-1870) born on
Feb 07
English novelist, dramatist. He was one of most prolific and popular English novelists, e.g., "A Christmas Carol," 1843 & "Tale of Two Cities," 1859.
         
   
F
Minerva House was 'a finishing establishment for young ladies,' where some twenty girls of the ages from thirteen to nineteen inclusive, acquired a smattering of everything and a knowledge of nothing.

R
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!
A
Mr. and Mrs. Veneering were bran-new people in a bran-new house in a bran-new quarter of London. Everything about the Veneerings was spick-and-span new. All their furniture was new, all their friends were new, all their servants were new. . .
N
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
K
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Sketches by Boz," " Tales," ch. 3, "Sentiment" (1833 --35).
R: (Dick Swiveller) Old Curiosity Shop, Ch. 2
A: 'Our Mutual Friend'
N: "The Pickwick Papers," ch. 2 (1836-37).
K: "Bleak House," ch. 28, 1852.
   


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