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Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday

February 7, 2012

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Charles Dickens “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of […]

Reflection – a viewpoint

October 29, 2008

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The word ‘reflection’ according to dictionary means different things – it is ‘a calm lengthy intent consideration’ (that is, contemplation) and ‘a remark expressing careful consideration’ (that is, observation) to quote only two of the various meanings of the word ‘reflection’.If we take the word in terms of our life and our personality, we will […]

Literary Jewels of Charles Dickens

August 7, 2008

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Ask no questions, and you’ll be told no lies. (Great Expectations) Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.(Great Expectations) It is always the person not in the predicament who knows what ought to have been done in it, […]