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Quotation by Charles Dickens
... one of those fortunate men who, if they were to dive under one side of a barge stark-naked, would come up on the other with a new suit of clothes on, and a ticket for soup in the waistcoat-pocket.
Charles Dickens (1812–1870), British novelist. Sketches by Boz, ch. 7, p. 25 (1836).
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