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Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens

The author of such classics as "€œGreat Expectations"€ and "Oliver Twist"€, Charles Dickens is one of the greatest authors of the Victorian era. His books today are considered classics in English literature. Dickens began his writing career while he was a reporter. Many of his novels of the time, such as "€œOld Curiosity Shop"€, were published in serial form initially. Others, such as "…

Date of Birth: February 07, 1812
Date of Death: June 09, 1870


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Charles Dickens

"Dreams are the bright creatures of poem and legend, who sport on earth in the night season, and melt away in the first beam of the sun, which lights grim care and stern reality on their daily pilgrimage through the world." Charles Dickens
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"Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew." Charles Dickens
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"Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some" Charles Dickens
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"I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time." Charles Dickens
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"But, for all that, they had a very pleasant walk. The trees were bare of leaves, and the river was bare of water-lilies; but the sky was not bare of its beautiful blue, and the water reflected it, and a delicious wind ran with the stream, touching the surface crisply." Charles Dickens
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"There might be some credit in being jolly." Charles Dickens
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"The sky was dark and gloomy, the air was damp and raw, the streets were wet and sloppy. The smoke hung sluggishly above the chimney-tops as if it lacked the courage to rise, and the rain came slowly and doggedly down, as if it had not even the spirit to pour." Charles Dickens
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"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade." Charles Dickens
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"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true." Charles Dickens
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"I have always thought of Christmas as a good time; a kind, forgiving, generous, pleasant time; a time when men and women seem to open their hearts freely, and so I say, God bless Christmas!" Charles Dickens
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"Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows - and china." Charles Dickens
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"Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs." Charles Dickens
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"Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort." Charles Dickens
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"Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine." Charles Dickens
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"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast." Charles Dickens
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"There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long, and when this lonely girl was a greater mystery to him than any women of the world..." Charles Dickens
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"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery." Charles Dickens
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"The bright old day now dawns again; the cry runs through the land, in England there shall be dear bread / in Ireland, sword and brand; and poverty, and ignorance, shall swell the rich and grand, so rally round the rulers with the gentle iron hand, of the fine old English Tory days; hail to the coming time!" Charles Dickens
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"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness." Charles Dickens
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"Time was with most of us, when Christmas Day, encircling all our limited world like a magic ring, left nothing out for us to miss or seek; bound together all our home enjoyments, affections, and hopes; grouped everything and everyone round the Christ" Charles Dickens
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"It matters little, she said, softly. "To you, very little. Another idol has displaced me; and if it can cheer and comfort you in time to come, as I would have tried to do, I have no just cause to grieve."" Charles Dickens
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