Spite Is A Little Word, But It Represents As Strange A Jumble Of Feelings And Compound Of Discords, As Any Polysyllable In The Language.
Spite is a little word, but it represents as strange a jumble of
feelings and compound of discords, as any polysyllable in the language.
-- Charles Dickens
An idea, like a ghost (according to the common notion of a ghost) must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
-- Charles Dicke...
Let sleeping dogs lie. -- Charles Dicke
lexer /lek'sr/ n. Common hacker shorthand for `lexical analyzer', the input-tokenizing stage in the parser for a language (the part that breaks it into word-like pieces).
Some C lexers get confused by the old-style compound ops like =-....
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, all very good words for the lips,--especially prunes and prism.
-- Charles Dickens (1812-1870) -- Little Dorrit, Book ii, Chap. v...
Whatever was required to be done, the Circumlocution Office was beforehand with all the public departments in the art of perceiving HOW NOT TO DO IT.
-- Charles Dickens (1812-1870) -- Little Dorrit, Book ii, Chap. x...
Barkis is willin'. -- Charles Dickens (1812-1870) -- David Copperfield, Chap. v
Get hold of portable property. -- Charles Dickens, Great Expectatio
In a Pickwickian sense. -- Charles Dickens (1812-1870) -- Pickwick Papers, Chap. i