Quotation by Charles Dickens

"If the law supposes that," said Mr. Bumble, squeezing his hat emphatically in both hands, "the law is a ass—a idiot. If that's the eye of the law, the law is a bachelor; and the worst I wish the law is, that his eye may be opened by experience—by experience."
Charles Dickens (1812–1870), British novelist. Mr. Bumble in Oliver Twist, ch. 51, p. 399 (1838).

Mr. Bumble has just been informed by Mr. Brownlow that "the law supposes that your wife acts under your direction."
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