Dickens

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    I revere the memory of Mr. F. as an estimable man and most indulgent husband, only necessary to mention Asparagus and it appeared or to hint at any little delicate thing to drink and it came like magic in a pint bottle; it was not ecstasy but it was comfort.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    An inebriated elderly gentleman in the last depths of shabbiness... played the calm and virtuous old men.
    —Charles Dickens (1812–1870)