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The haggard aspect of the little old man was wonderfully suited to the place; he might have groped among old churches and tombs and deserted houses and gathered all the spoils with his own hands. There was nothing in the whole collection but was in keeping with himself nothing that looked older or more worn than he. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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Anything that makes a noise is satisfactory to a crowd. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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He had a cringing manner, but a very harsh voice; and his blandest smiles were so extremely forbidding, that to have had his company under the least repulsive circumstances, one would have wished him to be out of temper that he might only scowl. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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"Death doesn't change us more than life." ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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In the majority of cases, conscience is an elastic and very flexible article. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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From the death of each day's hope another hope sprung up to live to-morrow. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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"Can you suppose there's any harm in looking as cheerful and being as cheerful as our poor circumstances will permit?" ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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He was a very young boy; quite a little child. His hair still hung in curls about his face, and his eyes were very bright; but their light was of Heaven, not earth. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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If ever household affections and loves are graceful things, they are graceful in the poor. The ties that bind the wealthy and the proud to home may be forged on earth, but those which link the poor man to his humble hearth are of the truer metal and bear the stamp of Heaven. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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The Sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop

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