my head never can pick and choose its people. They come and they go,

Category: Mind | Type: Discussion | Title: David Copperfield (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: My Holidays. Especially One Happy Afternoon

An important comment on the relation between unconscious association and the will it governs. Peggoty is saying. "[M]y head" is often involuntarily controlled by the community of people populating my memory.

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