I believe there is no country, on the face of the earth, where there is less freedom of opinion on any subject in reference to which there is a broad difference of opinion than in this There !— I write the words with reluctance, disappointment, and... charles dickens a critical study - Page 140by g. k. chesterton - 1906Full view
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...79-80. 53. Andre Maurois, En Amerique (Paris: Flammarion, 1933), 93-94. 54. The passage concludes: " — There! — I write the words with reluctance, disappointment...sorrow; but I believe it from the bottom of my soul." Letter to John Forster, February 24, 1842, in The Letters of Charles Dickens, ed. M. House, G. Storey,...