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Secondary 111202

Charles Dickens gave his first public reading in America on this date in 1867.

Mark Twain attended the event and reported that Dickens read from David Copperfield, which includes this line: “A man must take the fat with the lean.”

"Mr. Micawber delivers some valedictory remarks."

What does that statement mean to you?

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