Tuesday, May 09, 2006

More From David Copperfield

"My dear young friend," said Mr. Micawber, "I am older than you; a man of some experience in life, and - and of some experience, in short, in difficulties, generally speaking. At present, and until something turns up (which I am, I may say, hourly expecting), I have nothing to bestow but advice. Still my advice is so far worth taking, that - in short, that I have never taken it myself, and am the" - Here Mr. Micawber, who had been beaming and smiling, all over his head and face, up to the present moment, checked himself and frowned - "the miserable wretch you behold...
...My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do to-day. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him!"

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