Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, Book II, Chapter 6, "Hundreds of People"
Harper's Weekly (25 June 1859): 405; this text previously appeared in the UK in All the Year Round on 18 June 1859.
"The great bell of Saint Paul's was striking one in the cleared air, when Mr. Lorry, escorted by Jerry, high-booted and bearing a lantern, set forth on his return-passage to Clerkenwell. There were solitary patches of road on the way between Soho and Clerkenwell, and Mr. Lorry, mindful of foot-pads, always retained Jerry for this service: though it was usually performed a good two hours earlier."
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