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  • Ignatow adds that "The Popularity Papers" series name is a riff on the title of Charles Dickens' classic novel, "The Pickwick Papers."

    The Seattle Times

  • To paraphrase Charles Dickens 'A Tale of Two Cities this is not the best of times, albeit more in terms of perception than reality, for DynCorp.

    David Isenberg: Best of Luck to You Ms. Burke

  • To paraphrase Charles Dickens, “Humanity was their business.”

    Henry Thoreau and the Patrons of Virtue

  • These ruined suitors, threadbare and slipshod, begging or borrowing their daily bread, recall Charles Dickens 'portraiture of the Jarndyce _vs_.

    Perley's Reminiscences, v. 1-2 of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis

  • Well, Jon, I guess we're kind of in the LTL I guess to paraphrase Charles Dickens, "It's the best of times and the worst of times."

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • To paraphrase Charles Dickens, it is the worst of times.

    Datamation Security

  • Let there be a lesson in all this, to paraphrase Charles Dickens thrift is clever and living beyond your means is not.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • My own bent leans toward contemporary American fiction, but, if pressed, I would probably name Charles Dickens as my favorite novelist, so it's no great shock that I am drawn to the strong narratives of the classics.

    Expecting Rain

  • If it wasn't the best of times, it was probably the worst (to paraphrase Charles Dickens 'iconic opener in A Tale of Two Cities) instance to run this country.

    nst online

  • To paraphrase Charles Dickens, this summed up the last 12 months for me.

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