tight squeeze. The doctor only undertook the charge of ten young gentlemen, but he had, always ready, a supply of learning for a hundred, on the lowest estimate ; and it was at once the business and delight of his life to gorge the unhappy ten with it.... Dombey and Son - Page 207by Charles Dickens - 1862Full view
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Education - 1885
...The pouring- in process described. The mind injured by unsuccessful efforts to retain. "In fact, Dr. Blimber's establishment was a great hot-house, in which there was a forcing apparatus incessantly at work. All the boys blew before their time. Mental green peas were produced at Christmas,...