Thursday, November 6, 2008

Dicken's tuppence

Mr. Micawber's admonition to David Copperfield:

"...if a man had twenty pounds a year, and spent nineteen pounds
nineteen shillings and sixpence, he would be happy; but that a
shilling spent the other way would make him wretched."


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