"If I am ever," said Mrs. V. — not scolding, but in a sort of monotonous remonstrance — "in spirits, if I am ever cheerful, if I am ever more than usually disposed to be talkative, and comfortable, this is the way I am treated."

Fred Barnard


13.8 cm high x 9.3 cm wide (5 5⁄16 by 3 7⁄16 inches), framed

Dickens's Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty, the Household Edition, VII, 32.

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