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Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

As no lady or gentleman, with any claims to polite breeding, can possibly sympathize with the Chuzzlewit Family without being first assured of the extreme antiquity of the race, it is a great satisfaction to know that it undoubtedly descended … Continue reading

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Sickness in Large Families

I’m from a large family, most of whom are just recovering from some kind of beginning-of-winter cold. While they were sick, I was reminded of this scene from the book I just finished reading, Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens: At … Continue reading

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