"How delightful, how refreshing it is, to retire from the cloudy storms, the vicissitudes, and the troubles of life, even if it be but for a few short fleeting moments!"

Fred Barnard


13.5 cm high x 10.7 cm, framed, p. 127.

Sketches by Boz

three-quarter-page wood-engraving for Chapter 5 in "Tales," in Dickens's Sketches by Boz, the thirteenth volume of the Household Edition (1871-1879).

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham

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