Still a-bed!

"Still a-bed!" replied the boy, "I wish they wos still a-bed. Illustration for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit by Fred Barnard. 1870s. [The Pecksniffs meet Todgers's boot-boy and general factotum, Mr. Bailey, street-smart, diminutive, and facetious.]

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Dickens, Charles. The Dickens Souvenir Book. London: 1912.

Charles Dickens

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