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Quotation by Charles Dickens
"Poetry's unnat'ral; no man ever talked poetry 'cept a beadle on boxin' day, or Warren's blackin' or Rowland's oil, or some o' them low fellows; never you let yourself down to talk poetry, my boy."
Charles Dickens (1812–1870), British novelist. Tony Weller in The Pickwick Papers, ch. 33, p. 452 (1837).
The elder Weller, commenting on his son's composition of a valentine.
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