The Pickwick Papers: Homes for Spiders

There was a bower at the farther end, with honeysuckle, jessamine, and creeping plants—one of those sweet retreats which humane men erect for the accommodation of spiders.

—Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers

If that’s the case then I suppose my garden is meant for the accommodation of slugs!

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3 comments on “The Pickwick Papers: Homes for Spiders

  1. annieround says:

    And mine for snails!

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