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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
A smattering of everything, and a knowledge of nothing.

R
The question about everything was, would it bring a blush to the cheek of a young person?
A
Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
N
Put it down a we, my lord, put it down a we!
K
No man ever walked down to posterity with so small a book under his arm.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Sketches by Boz," 'Tales', Ch. 3
R: Our Mutual Friend," Bk. I, Ch. 11
A: Nicholas Nickleby," Ch. 36
N: Pickwick Papers," Ch. 34
K: Quoted in: Hesketh Pearson, Dickens, ch. 20 (1949), of poet Thomas Gray.
   


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