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Dombey And Son

Auhtor: Charles Dickens

Language: english
Published: 1848

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Review by Chandler, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Dombey And Son':

... venture to dispute the position. 'Bow-wow-wow!' repeated Mrs Chick with an emphasis of blighting contempt on the last syllable. 'More like a professional ...
... unlike a Dombey?' Miss Tox looked as if she saw no way out of such a cogent argument as that, at all. 'And the child, you see,' said Mrs Chick, in deep ...
... sometimes lapse into it suddenly, exclaiming that he was tired: even while playing with Florence, or driving Miss Tox in single harness. But at no ...
... we were, Sir,' said the Major, settling his shirt frill. 'We were iron, Sir, and it forged us. Are you remaining here, Mr Dombey?' 'I generally come ...
... as the present, which I need not say I could have well spared. No one can be a better friend to me:' he spoke here very distinctly, as if he would ...
... as he could, and entered the gloomy house with a sorrowful foreboding. Dombey and Son Chapter 16 ? Paul had never risen from his little ...
... not go to bed, poor child, and never had gone yet, since then, without making her nightly pilgrimage to his door. It would have been a strange sad ...
... a strong-built lad of fifteen, with a round red face, a round sleek head, round black eyes, round limbs, and round body, who, to carry out the general ...
... to her bosom, and her two hands saving it from being scattered on the ground. 'He is in England, I hope, aunt?' said the child. 'I believe so. Yes I ...
... and soared into freedom with his ring on, called regularly every other day, and left a perfect pack of cards at the hall-door so many indeed, that the ...
... his button-hole, and has his hair curled tight and crisp, as well the Native knows. 'Dombey!' says the Major, putting out both hands, 'how are you?' 'Major,' ...
... again, laid it on her lips. 'Years ago, my deary,' she pursued, glancing timidly at the attentive and stem face opposed to her, 'I came across his little child, ...
... no secret games. Keep your whistles going, and let's know where you are. The rising Toodles set up a shrill murmur, expressive of their resolution ...
... undergone any decided second attack of her malady, the old woman seemed to have crawled backward in her recovery from the first. She was more lean ...
... dear, and needn't take another service just yet, which I couldn't, couldn't, couldn't do, my heart's own mistress!' Susan finished with a burst of sorrow, ...
... under such innocent circumstances, is in a manner guilty and oppressive, made Florence shake from head to foot. Her blood seemed to run cold. As soon ...
... ardour of his character, Florence saw that he avoided her. All the long day through, he seldom approached her room. If she asked for him, he came, ...
... in order that no word of gratitude might follow him. The brother and sister sat conversing by the fireside, until it was almost day made sleepless ...
... was so apparent, that the Captain did not contest the point but being in some measure ashamed of his position, though nobody dwelt upon the subject, ...
... his late sufferings. It never is, to obstinate and sullen natures for they struggle hard to be such. Ground, long undermined, will often fall down in ...