"«I suppose a man never was placed in a more ridiculous position,» he said, after looking down, and looking up, and laughing, and frowning, and walking off, and walking back again. «But I see no way out of it. What will be, will be. This will be, I suppose. I must take off myself, I imagine -- in short, I engage to do it.»"
Charles Dickens: Hard times
Wordsworth Editions Ltd., Cumberland House - 1995
catalogazione: libro trovato all'areoporto di Ciampino la sera del 25 giugno 2008