Charles Dickens

David Copperfield

    Narmishahas quoted23 days ago
    “He had a fa­vour­ite sis­ter,” said my aunt, “a good creature, and very kind to him. But she did what they all do—took a hus­band. And he did what they all do—made her wretched.
    Anna Litvinahas quoted4 months ago
    fore­bod­ing
    Anna Litvinahas quoted4 months ago
    Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that sta­tion will be held by any­body else
    Anna Litvinahas quoted4 months ago
    veri­fied or fals­i­fied
    cinnamonhas quoted5 months ago
    He walked me up to my room slowly and gravely—I am cer­tai
    Sharon Linghas quoted6 months ago
    I be­lieve I can re­mem­ber these two at a little dis­tance apart, dwarfed to my sight by stoop­ing down or kneel­ing on the floor, and I go­ing un­stead­ily from the one to the othe
    Sharon Linghas quoted6 months ago
    s­fac­tion, make out how it was.
    Sharon Linghas quoted6 months ago
    of the room, with a can­dle­stick in her hand.

    “Much ob­liged to you, Peg­gotty,” re­turned my mother, in a cheer­ful voice, “I have had a very pleas­ant even­ing.”

    “A stranger or so makes an agree­able change,” s
    Sharon Linghas quoted6 months ago
    “You were speak­ing about its be­ing a girl,” said Miss Bet­sey. “I have no doubt it will be a girl. I have a presen­ti­ment that it must be a girl. Now child, from the mo­ment of the birth of this girl—”
    Sharon Linghas quoted6 months ago
    t its be­ing a girl,” said Miss Bet­sey. “I have no doubt it will be a girl. I have a presen­ti­ment that it must be a girl. Now child, from the
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    fal­ter­ing a little a
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    howl­ing out
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    smack on the cheek,
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    coax­ingly:

    “Master Davy, how should you like to
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    as stiff as a bar­rel
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    per­sever­ingly
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    per­spicu­ously,
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    cloudy im­pres­sion,
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    com­pli­ance
    Oksana Dreamerhas quoted7 months ago
    like a Sara­cen’s Head in a Dutch clock
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