Sketches by Boz
We commenced our last chapter with the beadle of our parish, because we are deeply sensible of the importance and dignity of his office. We will begin the present, with the clergyman. Our curate is a young gentleman of such prepossessing appearance, and fascinating manners, that within one month after his first appearance in the parish, half the young-lady inhabitants were melancholy with religion, and the other half, desponding with love.
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Review: Sketches by BozUser Review - Patricia Fischer - Goodreads
This is a collection of the early works of Dickens, which originally appeared in a variety of serial publications. With satirical wit, it brings to life the people and places of pre-Victorian London ... Read full review
Review: Sketches by BozUser Review - Adele Jones - Goodreads
I really enjoyed this -- Dickens is very clever and observant and witty, and the pages rolled along. It even brought a tear to my eye at the section where he imagines the people who'd worn the clothes ... Read full review