Charles Dickens Quotes Part 77

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 77: 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 77

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“But the man continuing to exclaim, “Down, Evremonde!” the face of Evremonde is for a moment turned towards him. Evremonde then sees the Spy, and looks attentively at him, and goes his way.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“Pero todavía siento la debilidad de desear que sepas con qué fuerza encendiste en mí algunas chispas, a pesar de no ser yo más que ceniza, chispas que se convirtieron en fuego…”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

“Altogether, the Old Bailey, at that date, was a choice illustration of the precept, that “Whatever is right;” an aphorism that would be as final as it is lazy, did it not include the troublesome consequence, that nothing that ever was, was wrong.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 77

 

 

“His high spiced wares were made to sell, and they sold; and his thousands of readers could as rationally charge their delight in filth upon him, as a glutton can shift upon his cook the responsibility of his beastly excess.”
― Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit

 

 

 

 

 

“The supposed Evremonde descends, and the seamstress is lifted out next after him. He has not relinquished her patient hand in getting out, but still holds it as he promised. He gently places her with her back to the crashing engine that constantly whirrs up and falls, and she looks into his face and thanks him.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“All the air round was so thick and dark, the people were so passionately revengeful and fitful, the innocent were so constantly put to death on vague suspicion and black malice, it was so impossible to forget that many as blameless as her husband and as dear to others as he was to her, every day shared the fate from which he had been clutched, that her heart could not be as lightened of its load as she felt it ought to be.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“But that Woodman and that Farmer, though they work unceasingly, work silently, and no one heard them as they went about with muffled tread: the rather, forasmuch as to entertain any suspicion that they were awake, was to be atheistical and traitorous.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 77

 

 

“We hear sometimes of an action for damages against the unqualified medical practitioner, who has deformed a broken limb in pretending to heal it. But, what of the hundreds of thousands of minds that have been deformed for ever by the incapable pettifoggers who have pretended to form them!”
― Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

 

 

 

 

 

“what wind blows you here? nit an ill wind, I hope”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

“The mad joy over the prisoners who were saved, had astounded him scarcely less than the mad ferocity against those who were cut to pieces.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Then, the sea fell, and the dying voice made another feeble effort, and then the sea rose high, and beat its life out, and lashed the roof, and surged among the arches, and pierced the heights of the great tower; and then the sea was dry, and all was still.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 77

 

 

“Among the mighty store of wonderful chains that are for ever forging, day and night, in the cast iron-works of time and circumstance, there was one chain forged in the moment of that small conclusion, riveted to the foundations of heaven and earth, and gifted with invincible force to hold and drag.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“It is required of every man,” the Ghost returned, “that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow-men, and travel far and wide; and if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death. It is doomed to wander through the world—oh, woe is me!—and witness what it cannot share, but might have shared on earth, and turned to happiness!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

“They looked at one another, and their hearts died within them.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“She [Mrs. Badger] was surrounded in the drawing-room by various objects, indicative of her painting a little, playing the piano a little, playing the guitar a little, playing the harp a little, singing a little, working a little, reading a little, writing poetry a little, and botanizing a little. She was a lady of about fifty, I should think, youthfully dressed, and of a very fine complexion. If I add to the little list of her accomplishments that she rouged a little, I do not mean that there was any harm in it.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 77

 

“It was one of those hot, silent nights, when people sit at windows, listening for the thunder which they know will shortly break; when they recall dismal tales of hurricanes and earthquakes; and of lonely travelers on open plains, and lonely ships at sea, struck by lightning.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“Mrs. Crupp had indignantly assured him that there wasn’t room to swing a cat there; but as Mr. Dick justly observed to me, […] “You know, Trotwood, I don’t want to swing a cat. I never do swing a cat. Therefore, what does that signify to me!”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

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