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John McLenan

Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, Book III, chapter 11 ("Dusk")

The twenty-eighth installment of the novel appeared in Harper's Weekly (12 November 1859): 732-34; it had originally appeared in the UK on Saturday, 5 November in All the Year Round

This illustration, which takes place in Mr. Lorry's room, depicts aftermath of the discussion among Lorry, Carton, and Manette how to save Darnay: "I will go," said Doctor Manette, "to the Prosecutor and the President straight, and I will go to others whom it is better not to name. I will write too, and — But stay! There is a Celebration in the streets, and no one will be accessible until dark." After he leaves, Carton and Lorry admit they have no hope Manette can save him.

Scanned image by Philip V. Allingham; text by PVA and George P. Landow.

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