41ec8c80Why should I be upset to learn that when he moved from London to Gad’s Hill, Charles Dickens decorated his library with dummy book spines?

Is the situation improved by knowing that these dummy books included the jokey set, The Wisdom of our Ancestors, with 7 volumes — I. Ignorance, II Superstition, III The Block, IV The Stake, V The Rack, VI Dirt, and VII Disease?

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