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Extracts from Literature
The Bashful Young Gentleman
Charles Dickens sketches for us the shyly ingratiating youth who gets himself in a tangle in the presence of Beauty.
by Charles Dickens 1812-1870
Exit Lord Pudding
Piqued by the way French and German literati mocked the English,
Charles Dickens urged his compatriots to be the better men.
by Charles Dickens 1812-1870 with William Henry Wills 1810-1880 and Grenville Murray 1824-1881
Charles Dickens tells the story of King Henry II and the enchantingly beautiful Rosamund Clifford.
Liberty and Prosperity
The Great Baby
Charles Dickens rails at the way Parliament and do-gooders treat the public like an irresponsible child.
King Alfred’s Lyre
Charles Dickens explains how King Alfred the Great overcame the Great Heathen Army in 878, with the help of a little music.
Presumption and Innocence
Charles Dickens chastises those who alter the plots of classic tales to push some social agenda of their own.
The Copy Book
Think and Speak