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Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By Dickens, Charles

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Book Id: WPLBN0000676180
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File Size: 1.84 MB.
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit  
Author: Dickens, Charles
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Preface: What is exaggeration to one class of minds and perceptions, is plain truth to another. That which is commonly called a long-sight, perceives in a prospect innumerable features and bearings non-existent to a short-sighted person. I sometimes ask myself whether there may occasionally be a difference of this kind between some writers and some readers; whether it is always the writer who colors highly, or whether it is now and then the reader whose eye for color is a little dull?

 
 



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