Wednesday, February 17, 2010

NIcholas Nickleby, by Charles DIckens

Read just a page or two this morning as I enjoyed a spinach and asparagus omelet. Here's a quote from p. 12 about the idiotic debates in Parliament (the satirical Dickens at his best):

"Mr Ralph Nickleby seconded the resolution and another gentleman having moved that it be amended by the insertion of the words and crumpet after the word muffin whenever it occurred it was carried triumphantly only one man in the crowd cried No and he was promptly taken into custody and straightway borne off."

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