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"There are talkers enough among us; I'll be one of the doers." ~ Barnaby Rudge (Share this Quote)

Indeed this gentleman's stoicism was of that not uncommon kind, which enables a man to bear with exemplary fortitude the afflictions of his friends, but renders him, by way of counterpoise, rather selfish and sensitive in respect of any that happen to be ~ Barnaby Rudge (Share this Quote)

With them who stood upon the brink of the great gulf which none can see beyond, Time, so soon to lose itself in vast Eternity, rolled on like a mighty river, swollen and rapid as it nears the sea. ~ Barnaby Rudge (Share this Quote)

The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother. ~ Barnaby Rudge (Share this Quote)

This reminiscence brought the Welsh Inns in general before me; with the women in their round hats, and the harpers with their white beards (venerable, but humbugs, I am afraid), playing outside the door while I took my dinner. he transition was natural to the Highland Inns, with the oatmeal bannocks, the honey, the venison steaks, the trout from the loch, the whisky, and perhaps (having the materials so temptingly at hand) the Athol brose. ~ The Holly-Tree (Share this Quote)

He was simply and staunchly true to his duty alike in the large case and in the small. So all true souls ever are. So every true soul ever was, ever is, and ever will be. There is nothing little to the really great in spirit. ~ The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Share this Quote)

In mind, she was of a strong and vigorous turn, having from her earliest youth devoted herself with uncommon ardour to the study of law; not wasting her speculations upon its eagle flights, which are rare, but tracing it attentively through all the slippery and eel-like crawlings in which it commonly pursues its way. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop (Share this Quote)

If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop (Share this Quote)

"Because the memory of those who lie below, passes away so soon. At first they tend them, morning, noon, and night; they soon begin to come less frequently; from once a day, to once a week; from once a week to once a month;then, at long and uncertain intervals; then, not at all. Such tokens seldom flourish long. I have known the briefest summer flowers outlive them" ~ The Old Curiosity Shop (Share this Quote)

"I won't go so far as to say, that, as it is, I've seen wax-work quite like life, but I've certainly seen some life that was exactly like wax-work." ~ The Old Curiosity Shop (Share this Quote)

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