Quotation by Charles Dickens

"Ask the perfumers, ask the blacking-makers, ask the hatters, ask the old lottery-office keepers—ask any man among 'em what my poetry has done for him, and mark my words, he blesses the name of Slum. If he's an honest man, he raises his eyes to heaven, and blesses the name of Slum—mark that!
Charles Dickens (1812–1870), British novelist. Mr. Slum in The Old Curiosity Shop, ch. 28, pp. 212-213 (1841).

Mr. Slum is responsible for the posters and handbills advertising Jarley's wax works.
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