"I am only a common soldier," said he. "It signifies very little what such a poor brute comes to."

Edward G. Dalziel

Wood engraving

17.2 cm high by 12.5 cm wide, framed.

Dickens's "Tale of Richard Doubledick," facing the ornamental title-page, in Christmas Stories (1877).

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