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- Charles Dickens

The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.


- Charles Dickens

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.


15-01-25 A Walk By Piermont Marsh

“The white face of the winter day came sluggishly on, veiled in a frosty mist; and the shadowy ships in the river slowly changed to black substances; and the sun, blood-red on the eastern marshes behind dark masts and yards, seemed filled with the ruins of a forest it had set on fire.” 15 more words


one of the roughs

“I tell you what,” says Mr. George.  “If you want to converse with me, you must speak out.  I am one of the roughs, and I can’t go about and about.  52 more words


Disgusted Success: The plight of the reformed convict

Within Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations Pip (a young boy who inherits a wealthy inheritance plunging him into the world of the gentleman), finds himself overjoyed at the deluded notion that his benefactor is the crazed and exploitative bully who has tormented him throughout his life (Miss Havisham (Fig. 295 more words


Recently, in an Email correspondence an old friend wrote that he thought “much of TV today is like movies.”

In the midst of writing this post, an article appeared in the January 22nd edition of the NYTimes.

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The Best Medicine Is Also Contagious

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.      —  Charles Dickens . On This Day In: 2014 Eyes Off… 12 more words