The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, best kwnon as The Pickwick Papers, was the first novel by Charles Dickens.
Samuel Pickwick is a kind and wealthy old gentleman and he is the founder and perpetual president of the Pickwick Club.
He suggests that he and three other Pickwickians should make journeys to places remote from London and report on their findings to the other members of the club.
Their travels throughout the English countryside by coach provide the chief subject matter of the novel. After a romantic misunderstanding Mrs. Bardell, his landlady, both are sentenced to prison terms and a fairly large financial fine.
The popularity of the book The Pickwick Papers spawned several print sequels, as well as actual clubs and societies inspired by the novel's club.
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Lawyers hold that there are two kinds of particularly bad witnesses–a reluctant witness, and a too-willing witness.
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