"I wish you would make up your mind, Mr. Dickens. Was it the best of times or was it the worst of times? It could scarcely have been both."
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"Our hobby is finding old, run-down Victorian houses and levelling them."
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"You were really great out there!"
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"Two out of three."
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"Of course, in those conservative Victorian days I kept it hidden away in the attic."
The Piano Dreams Of Home
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A Victorian lion chair is given a tail.
"You're a demanding little chap. The nearest telephone is in the next century."
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Fitness Club Founded in 1892
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"Why yes, love, it makes it look positively huge."
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