A Group of Silent Peasants Leaning over the Parapet of a Bridge
13.5by 8.8cm facing page 388, framed
Dickens's Pictures from Italy in the The Gadshill Edition
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Passage realised: "At sunset, when I was walking on alone, while the horses rested, I arrived upon a little scene, which, by one of those singular mental operations of which we are all conscious, seemed perfectly familiar to me, and which I see distinctly now. There was not much in it. In the blood red light, there was a mournful sheet of water, just stirred by the evening wind; upon its margin a few trees. ["Bologna by night" continued below]
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