Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lagniappe: Offending your family

Fledgeby's mother offended her family by marrying Fledgeby's father. It is one of the easiest accomplishments in life to offend your family when your family wants to get rid of you.
Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend
Ouch! Funny and true. And, I must add, the eventual effect on Fledgeby was considerable.

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