Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
Quote by Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens Quotes
'Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby.
Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There...
The sergeant was describing a military life. It was all drinking, he said, except that...
Keep up appearances whatever you do.
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at...
When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he...
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature....
In this way they went on, and on, and on--in the language of the story-books--until...
The business of the law is to increase the business of the law
You don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation.
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
He would make a lovely corpse.
Let me feel now what sharp distress I may
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the...
Drink with me, my dear, said Mr. Weller. Put your lips to this here tumbler,...
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door
We are so very 'umble.
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels...
In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there...