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Column - Long live Dickens for lucky readers

Published 02/03/2012, Alexandria Echo Press

Few words in all of literature are as moving as these from Charles Dickens: "Please, sir, I want some more." That line, of course, is spoken by Oliver Twist, the hungry orphan who, holding up his empty bowl, dares to ask for "seconds" in a vicious workhouse, only to be sarcastically rebuffed by the fat, overfed goons who run the place.

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