07 02/12

Charles Dickens: 200 years



‘Ah’ said the old lady, ‘painters always make ladies out prettier than they are, or they wouldn’t get any custom, child. The man that invented the machine for taking likenesses might have know that would never succeed; it’s a deal too honest, –a deal,’ said the old lady, laughing very heartily at her own acuteness. [1. p.90]


  1. Dickens, Charles. Oliver Twist. London, England: Penguin Books. (1837) 2009.