I am fond of Gardening. I like to dig. If among the operations of the garden any need for such a work can be at any time discovered or invented, I like to dig a hole. This fun little tale first appeared in Dickens’ weekly journal Household Words. The version of it here is from an anthology of pieces from the journal published in America as Pearl-Fishing; Choice Stories from Dickens’ Household Words, which is hosted at Project Gutenberg. On the 3d of March, 1849, I began a hole behind the kitchen wall, whereinto it was originally intended to transplant [Read More]