Squeers. One worthy, he has reason to believe, has actually consulted authorities learned in the law, as to his having good grounds on which to rest an action for libel; another, has meditated a journey to London, for the express purpose of committing an assault and battery on his traducer; a third, perfectly remembers being waited on, last January twelve-month, by two gentlemen, one of whom held him in conversation while the other took his likeness; and, although Mr.
Squeers is the representative of a class, and not of an individual.
Squeers and his school are faint and feeble pictures of an existing reality, purposely subdued and kept down lest they should be deemed impossible.
's Fine Cut, the Mantilini Plug, and the Genuine Pickwick Snuff; while at every turn, in the illustrated papers, in the hotel office, and in all the shop windows, the new portrait of Mr.