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Dombey and Son

By: Charles Dickens

...Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Dombey & Son b... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Dombey & Son by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portab... ...nsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...pchin, my son is six years old, and there is no doubt, I fear, that in his studies he is behind many children of his age—or his youth,’ said Mr Dombey... ...nd the different form of life he would lead at Doc- tor Blimber’s, and the studies he would have to master, would very soon prove sufficient alienatio... ...oints of interest about her. For this reason he smiled on her with so much urbanity, and asked her how she did, so often, in the course of her visits ... ...n his eye, emboldened 244 Dombey & Son and incited by Mr Carker’s smiling urbanity , that he felt him- self in as fair a condition to put the questio... ...face, and went out thoughtfully to buy some neces- saries for their table, planning and conniving, as she went, how to save. So sordid are the lives o...

...Excerpt: Dombey sat in the corner of the darkened room in the great arm-chair by the bedside, and Son lay tucked up warm in a little basket bedstead, carefully disposed on a low settee immediately in front of the fire and close to it, as if his constitution were analogous to that of a muffin, and it was essential to t...

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Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

...Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Penn State El... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portab... ...nsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...ome, and never say do. Everybody knows the brass knocker is common to sub- urban villas, and extensive boarding-schools; and hav- ing noticed this gen... ...ll his black-letter lore, or his skill in book-collecting, not all the dry studies of a long life, or the dusty volumes that have cost him a fortune, ... ..., and the horse, and the orches- tra, all stop together to take breath, he urbanely takes part in some such dialogue as the following (commenced by th... ...s were rather calculated to interfere with Mr. Percy Noakes’s professional studies. Mr. Percy Noakes was per- fectly aware of the fact, and had, there... ...the strangest confu- sion. He was always making something for somebody, or planning some party of pleasure, which was his great forte. He invariably s...

...Excerpt: How much is conveyed in those two short words--?The Parish!? And with how many tales of distress and misery, of broken fortune and ruined hopes, too often of unrelieved wretchedness and successful knavery, are they associated! A poor man, with small earnings, and a large family, just m...

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