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Charles John Huffam Dickens Document Gale Literature Resource Center

’ mentioned the chatty old lady, her eye brightening with exultation. Descended the two white actions, shutting the black door with the brazen door-plate, by the help of the brazen full-cease, to which he gave a parting polish with the sleeve of his coat, observing that his hot hand clouded it. He crossed the street with his eyes bent upon the ground, and hence was walking sorrowfully away, when he felt a touch upon his arm. ‘Sir, I hope I never ever had nowt to say, not fitten for a born lady to year, sin’ I were born mysen’,’ was...