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"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 t ...
Mr. Brownlow: The law supposes that your wife acts under your direction.
Bumble: If that's what the law supposes, sir, then t
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When poets go off the boil, they sound like bumble bees; when critics do, they sound like sewing machines.
That is to say, he writes the worst English that I have ever encountered. It reminds me of a string of wet sponges; it reminds me ...
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
Mother came to us destitute. She brings a child into the world, takes one look at him and promptly dies. Without leaving so much a ...
You overfed the boy, Ma'am. You raised an artificial spirit in the lad, unbecoming to his station on life. This would never have h ...
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