Short Stories - Volume IV

Short Stories - Volume IV by Charles Dickens
ISBN
9783640245994
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
132
Dimensions
148 x 210 x 8mm

Classic from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, language: English, abstract: Hunted Down Most of us see some romances in life. In my capacity as Chief Manager of a Life Assurance Office, I think I have within the last thirty years seen more romances than the generality of men, however unpromising the opportunity may, at first sight, seem.[...] *** The Lamplighter 'If you talk of Murphy and Francis Moore, gentlemen, ' said the lamplighter who was in the chair, 'I mean to say that neither of 'em ever had any more to do with the stars than Tom Grig had.' 'And what had HE to do with 'em?' asked the lamplighter who officiated as vice.[...] *** The Long Voyage WHEN the wind is blowing and the sleet or rain is driving against the dark windows, I love to sit by the fire, thinking of what I have read in books of voyage and travel. Such books have had a strong fascination for my mind from my earliest childhood; and I wonder it should have come to pass that I never have been round the world, never have been shipwrecked, ice-environed, tomahawked, or eaten.[...] *** Lying Awake 'MY uncle lay with his eyes half closed, and his nightcap drawn almost down to his nose. His fancy was already wandering, and began to mingle up the present scene with the crater of Vesuvius, the French Opera, the Coliseum at Rome, Dolly's Chop-house in London, and all the farrago of noted places with which the brain of a traveller is crammed; in a word, he was just falling asleep.'[...] *** A Monument of French Folly IT was profoundly observed by a witty member of the Court of Common Council, in Council assembled in the City of London, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty, that the French are a frog-eating people, who wear wooden shoes.[...] *** Mr. Robert Bolton: The 'Gentleman Connected with the Press' In the parlour of the Green Dragon, a public-house in the immediate neighbourhood of Westminster Bridge, everybody talks po
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Classic from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, language: English, abstract: Hunted Down Most of us see some romances in life. In my capacity as Chief Manager of a Life Assurance Office, I think I have within the last thirty years seen more romances than the generality of men, however unpromising the opportunity may, at first sight, seem.[...] *** The Lamplighter 'If you talk of Murphy and Francis Moore, gentlemen, ' said the lamplighter who was in the chair, 'I mean to say that neither of 'em ever had any more to do with the stars than Tom Grig had.' 'And what had HE to do with 'em?' asked the lamplighter who officiated as vice.[...] *** The Long Voyage WHEN the wind is blowing and the sleet or rain is driving against the dark windows, I love to sit by the fire, thinking of what I have read in books of voyage and travel. Such books have had a strong fascination for my mind from my earliest childhood; and I wonder it should have come to pass that I never have been round the world, never have been shipwrecked, ice-environed, tomahawked, or eaten.[...] *** Lying Awake 'MY uncle lay with his eyes half closed, and his nightcap drawn almost down to his nose. His fancy was already wandering, and began to mingle up the present scene with the crater of Vesuvius, the French Opera, the Coliseum at Rome, Dolly's Chop-house in London, and all the farrago of noted places with which the brain of a traveller is crammed; in a word, he was just falling asleep.'[...] *** A Monument of French Folly IT was profoundly observed by a witty member of the Court of Common Council, in Council assembled in the City of London, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty, that the French are a frog-eating people, who wear wooden shoes.[...] *** Mr. Robert Bolton: The 'Gentleman Connected with the Press' In the parlour of the Green Dragon, a public-house in the immediate neighbourhood of Westminster Bridge, everybody talks po
ISBN:
9783640245994
Publication Date:
19 / 01 / 2009
Pages:
132
Dimensions:
148 x 210 x 8mm

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