Charles Dickens Quotes Part 127

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 127: Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are widely read today.

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 127

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“Copperfield,’ he said at length, in a breathless voice, ‘have you taken leave of your senses?’ ‘I have taken leave of you,’ said I, wresting my hand away. ‘You dog, I’ll know no more of you.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I can’t go into a long explanation before company; but I couldn’t help it, upon my honour.”
Upon your what?” growled Sikes, with excessive disgust. “Here! Cut me off a piece of that pie, one of you boys,to take the taste of that out of my mouth, or it’ll choke me dead.”
― Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Door VIII. A Hand at Cards IX. The Game Made X. The Substance of the Shadow”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“All other swindlers upon earth are nothing to the self-swindlers, and with such pretences did”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 127

 

 

“In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong. I had had no intercourse with the world at that time, and I imitated none of its many inhabitants who act in this manner. Quite an untaught genius, I made the discovery of the line of action for myself.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“—La represión es la única filosofía de efectos duraderos. La gran deferencia del miedo y de la esclavitud, amigo —dijo el marqués,— conservará a los perros obedientes al látigo mientras este techo — añadió mirando al techo— nos proteja del cielo.”
― Charles Dickens, Historia de dos ciudades

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The clear cold sunshine glances into the brittle woods, and approvingly beholds the sharp wind scattering the leaves and drying the moss. It glides over the park after the moving shadows of the clouds, and chases them, and never catches them, all day. It looks in the windows, and touches the ancestral portraits with bars and patches of brightness, never contemplated by the painters.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Pero la fábrica del tiempo se encuentra en un lugar secreto, su trabajo no se siente y sus brazos son mudos.”
― Charles Dickens, tiempos difíciles

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 127

 

 

“Under the guidance of her Christian pastors, she entertained herself, besides, with such humane achievements as sentencing a youth to have his hands cut off, his tongue torn out with pincers, and his body burned alive, because he had not kneeled down in the rain to do honour to a dirty procession of monks which passed within his view, at a distance of some fifty or sixty yards.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“throne of France. In both countries it was clearer than crystal to the lords of the State preserves of loaves and fishes, that things”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Mrs. Sliderskew was in an ecstasy of delight, rolling her head about, drawing up her skinny shoulders, and wrinkling her cadaverous face into so many and such complicated forms of ugliness, as awakened the unbounded astonishment and disgust even of Mr. Squeers.”
― Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Morning drew on apace. The air became more sharp and piercing, as its first dull hue: the death of night, rather than the birth of day: glimmered faintly in the sky. The objects which had looked dim and terrible in the darkness, grew more and more defined, and gradually resolved into their familiar shapes. The rain came down, thick and fast, and pattered, noisily, among the leafless bushes. But, Oliver felt it not, as it beat against him; for he still lay stretched, helpless and unconscious, on his bed of clay.”
― Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

 

 

 

 

 

“use—to live by his own industry in England, rather than on the industry of the overladen people of France.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 127

 

 

“The advance from a personal acquaintance with the elder Mr Chivery to an introduction to his amiable wife and disconsolate son, may have been easy; but easy or not, Mr Pancks soon made it. He nestled in the bosom of the tobacco business within a week or two after his first appearance in the College, and particularly addressed himself to the cultivation of a good understanding with Young John. In this endeavour he so prospered as to lure that pining shepherd forth from the groves, and tempt him to undertake mysterious missions; on which he began to disappear at uncertain intervals for as long a space as two or three days together. The prudent Mrs Chivery, who wondered greatly at this change,”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The door of Scrooge’s counting house was open that he might keep an eye upon his clerk, who, in a dismal little cell beyond, a sort of tank, was copying letters.
Scrooge had a very small fire, but the clerk’s fire was so very much smaller that it looked like a single coal. But he couldn’t replenish it, for Scrooge kept the coal box in his own room; and so surely as the clerk came in with the shovel, the master predicted that it would be necessary for them to part. Wherefore the clerk put on his white comforter, and tried to warm himself at the candle; in which effort, not being a man of strong imagination, he failed.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

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