Richard and Margaret

John Leech


Wood-block engraving by W. J. Linton

12.2 cm by 7.3 cm (4 ¾ by 2 ⅞ inches), framed.

Full-page illustration for Dickens's The Chimes: "The Third Quarter," 125.

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Meg strained her eyes upon her work until it was too dark to see the threads; and when the night closed in, she lighted her feeble candle and worked on. Still her old father was invisible about her; [continued below].

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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