Wednesday, May 19, 2010

What do you call it?

"What do you call it,"

asks Miss Petowker

"when lords ... beat policmen, and play at coaches with other people's money, and all that sort of thing?... Ah! aristocratic."

From Charles Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby, originally published as a serial from 1838 to 1839.


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