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From Chapter XVI of The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens: ‘Too Full of Adventure to Be Briefly Described’: There is no month in the whole year in which nature wears a more beautiful appearance than in the month of August. … Continue reading

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The Pickwick Papers

“I am ruminating,” said Mr. Pickwick, “on the strange mutability of human affairs.” “Ah! I see—in at the palace door one day, out at the window the next. Philosopher, sir?” “An observer of human nature, sir,” said Mr. Pickwick. “Ah, … Continue reading

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Dickens Project

“Sophie” of A Reasonable Quantity of Butter and I have decided to read through the novels of Charles Dickens in chronological order and to blog about them together. I had already read through them all, except The Pickwick Papers (which omission … Continue reading

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Pickwick Papers & Frogs

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club has the distinction of being the only one of Charles Dickens’s sixteen novels that I have not read. Since it contains one of my favorite poems (‘Ode to an Expiring Frog’), and I … Continue reading

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