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My Wednesday nights came regularly round, our quartette parties came regularly off, my violincello was in good tune, and there was nothing wrong in my world--or if anything not much--or little or much, it was no affair of mine.

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Source Notes: Dombey and Son (chapter 53, "More Intelligence") (1848). Mr. Morfin here comments on his ability and desire to take care of his duties for Mr. Dombey, an exacting businessman--to "let everything about me go on, day by day, unquestioned, like a great machine," and to "take it for granted and consider it all right."

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Charles John Huffam Dickens FRSA (7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870), pen-name "Boz", was an English novelist. During his career Dickens achieved massive worldwide popularity, winning acclaim for his rich storytelling and memorable characters. Considered one of the English language's greatest writers, he was the foremost novelist of the Victorian era as well as a vigorous social campaigner.

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