Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Happy in a small room

Mrs. Crupp  had indignantly assured him that there wasn't room to swing a cat there;  but, as Mr. Dick justly observed to me, sitting down on the foot of the bed, nursing his leg, "You know, Trotwood, I don't want to swing a cat. I never do swing a cat. Therefore, what does that signify to ME!"
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield (1850), ch. 35

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