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    John Ormsby's translation seemed pretty good to me.There was no clunkiness. No odd phrase or word choices.
    According to Aldous Huxley, D.H. Lawrence once said that Balzac was 'a gigantic dwarf', and in a sense the same is true of Dickens.
    Charles Dickens, by George Orwell

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