A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (HarperPerennial by James Joyce

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And I hope I should have improved, being very anxious to learn, and he very patient to teach, if the great misfortune of his death”—my mother broke down again here, and could get no farther. ” said Miss Betsey. “I kept my housekeeping-book regularly, and balanced it with Mr. Copperfield every night,” cried my mother in another burst of distress, and breaking down again. ” said Miss Betsey. ” “And I am sure we never had a word of difference respecting it, except when Mr. Copperfield objected to my threes and fives being too much like each other, or to my putting curly tails to my sevens and nines,” resumed my mother in another burst, and breaking down again.

When I half awoke from this uncomfortable doze, I found Peggotty and my mother both in tears, and both talking. “Not such a one as this, Mr. Copperfield wouldn’t have liked,” said Peggotty. ” cried my mother, “you’ll drive me mad! Was ever any poor girl so ill-used by her servants as I am! Why do I do myself the injustice of calling myself a girl? ” “God knows you have, ma‘am,” returned Peggotty. ” “The more’s the reason,” returned Peggotty, “for saying that it won’t do. No! That it won’t do. No!

Peggotty’s Dream Comes True CHAPTER LI - The Beginning of a Longer Journey CHAPTER LII - I Assist at an Explosion CHAPTER LIII - Another Retrospect CHAPTER LIV - Mr. Micawber’s Transactions CHAPTER LV - Tempest CHAPTER LVI - The New Wound, and the Old CHAPTER LVII - The Emigrants CHAPTER LVIII - Absence CHAPTER LIX - Return CHAPTER LX - Agnes CHAPTER LXI - I Am Shown Two Interesting Penitents CHAPTER LXII - A Light Shines on My Way CHAPTER LXIII - A Visitor CHAPTER LXIV - A Last Retrospect Afterword Selected Bibliography As a child, Charles Dickens (1812-70) came to know not only hunger and privation, but also the horror of the infamous debtors’ prison and the evils of child labor.

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