The Old Church

Clarkson Stanfield, R. A.


Wood engraving

14.5 cm by 7.3 cm (4 ¾ by 2 ⅞ inches), vignetted.

Full-page illustration for Dickens's The Chimes: "The Second Quarter," 88.

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"What have I to fear?" said Trotty. "It's a church! Besides, the ringers may be there, and have forgotten to shut the door."

So he went in; feeling his way as he went, like a blind man; for it was very dark. And very quiet, for the Chimes were silent. ["The Second Quarter," pp. 88-89].

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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