Charles Dickens Quote

To be shelterless and alone in the open country, hearing the wind moan and watching for day through the whole long weary night; to listen to the falling rain, and crouch for warmth beneath the lee of some old barn or rick, or in the hollow of a tree; are dismal things - but not so dismal as the wandering up and down where shelter is, and beds and sleepers are by thousands; a houseless rejected creature.


Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty (ed. 1841)

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To be shelterless and alone in the open country, hearing the wind moan and watching for day through the whole long weary night; to listen to the...

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To be shelterless and alone in the open country, hearing the wind moan and watching for day through the whole long weary night; to listen to the...

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To be shelterless and alone in the open country, hearing the wind moan and watching for day through the whole long weary night; to listen to the...

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To be shelterless and alone in the open country, hearing the wind moan and watching for day through the whole long weary night; to listen to the...