The Beadle of the Parish

Kenny Meadows


From Heads of the People, or, Portraits of the English, facing p. 81.

Epigraph beneath the image: “I’ll swell like a shirt bleaching in a high wind, and look as burly as a Sunday Beadle, when he has knocked down the unhallowed stall of a profane old apple-woman.”

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