"And when the visitor (oppressed with pie) had fallen asleep, this wicked landlord would . . . cut his throat."

Edward G. Dalziel

Wood engraving

14 cm high by 10.7 cm wide, framed.

Dickens's The Holly-Tree Inn, "First Branch," in Christmas Stories, page 16 [See commentary below].

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