"'I will not conceal from you, my dear Mr. Copperfield,' said Mrs.Micawber, 'that I have long felt the Brewing business to beparticularly adapted to Mr. Micawber. Look at Barclay and Perkins!Look at Truman, Hanbury, and Buxton! It is on that extensivefooting that Mr. Micawber, I know from my own knowledge of him, iscalculated to shine; and the profits, I am told, are e-NOR-MOUS!But if Mr. Micawber cannot get into those firms - which decline toanswer his letters, when he offers his services even in an inferiorcapacity - what is the use of dwelling upon that idea? None. Imay have a conviction that Mr. Micawber's manners -'
'Hem! Really, my dear,' interposed Mr. Micawber."
Lord of the Ales - I have had a long-standing series chronicling the fortunes and perceptions of the “English pub” and “Irish pub” outside Britain, and inside their home land...
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