Monday, December 16, 2019


The News of the Day

Charles Dickens (1812-1870), Hard Times II.1:
"And what," said Mrs. Sparsit, pouring out her tea, "is the news of the day? Anything?"

"Well, ma'am, I can't say that I have heard anything particular. Our people are a bad lot, ma'am; but that is no news, unfortunately."

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