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Hunger

24 Nov

On this Thanksgiving Day, as most of us probably put a little too much delectable goodness in our mouths, savor this heartbreaking sentence from Dickens:

. . . and when he showed his nose in a shop, they talked about the beadle:  which brought Oliver’s heart into his mouth, – very often the only thing he had there, for many hours together.

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Posted by on November 24, 2011 in Oliver Twist

 

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2 responses to “Hunger

  1. Christine

    November 26, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    Oh, I appreciated the clever-crafting of this sentece. I even read this section aloud to Andy.

     

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