Pearston Said "Goodnight!"

Walter Paget (1863-1935)


17.8 by 13.8 cm.

Illustrated London News (10 December 1892): 741

Scene from XXIX, "The Elusiveness Continues" (page 742) in Chapter IV of Thomas Hardy's The Pursuit of The Well-Beloved: A Sketch of a Temperament.

Full caption: “>Pearston Said ‘Goodnight!’ And a Reply Was Returned to Him in an Accent Which Was Not That of an Englishman. Moreover, the Voice Was Faint and Shaken. Pearston Halted.”

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