Jonas at the Alehouse

Harry Furniss


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Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit, Vol. 7 of The​ Charles​ Dickens Library Edition, Chapter​ 47, "Conclusion of the Enterprise of Mr. Jonas and his Friend," facing p. 768.

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Comedy and romance are supplements to the main action; the stage form most acceptable to Dickens in creating suspense is melodrama, and he uses it in this novel. [continued below]

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