Quotation by Charles Dickens

I revere the memory of Mr. F. as an estimable man and most indulgent husband, only necessary to mention Asparagus and it appeared or to hint at any little delicate thing to drink and it came like magic in a pint bottle; it was not ecstasy but it was comfort.
Charles Dickens (1812–1870), British novelist. Flora Finching, in Little Dorrit, bk. 1, ch. 24 (1857).
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