The Bloomsbury christening av Charles Dickens (Nedlastbar lydbok)

The Bloomsbury christening (Nedlastbar lydbok)

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Innbinding: Nedlastbar lydbok
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Innleser: Wickham, Peter
Spilletid: 0:42
Kopibeskyttelse: Vannmerket
Filformat: MP3
Forlag: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Engelsk
Originaltittel: The Bloomsbury Christening
ISBN/EAN: 9788202390815
Kategori: Lydbøker voksne
Omtale: The Bloomsbury christening
"Mr. Nicodemus Dumps, or, as his acquaintance called him, 'long Dumps,' was a bachelor, six feet high, and fifty years old: cross, cadaverous, odd, and ill-natured. He was never happy but when he was miserable; and always miserable when he had the best reason to be happy. The only real comfort of his existence was to make everybody about him wretched--then he might be truly said to enjoy life. He was afflicted with a situation in the Bank worth five hundred a-year, and he rented a 'first-floor furnished,' at Pentonville, which he originally took because it commanded a dismal prospect of an adjacent churchyard. He was familiar with the face of every tombstone, and the burial service seemed to excite his strongest sympathy. His friends said he was surly--he insisted he was nervous; they thought him a lucky dog, but he protested that he was 'the most unfortunate man in the world.' Cold as he was, and wretched as he declared himself to be, he was not wholly unsusceptible of attachments. He revered the memory of Hoyle, as he was himself an admirable and imperturbable whist-player, and he chuckled with delight at a fretful and impatient adversary."

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