Seeing that there was no one near

"Seeing that there was no one near, and that Mark was still intent upon the fog, he not only looked at her lips, but kissed them into the bargain." (1870s). Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter XIV), page 121. [Young Martin experiences a bitter-sweet parting from Mary Graham, hopeful of returning from America having made his fortune in architecture and ready to claim her as his bride.] 9.3 cm x 13.8 cm. Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL.]

References

Dickens, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, with 59 illustrations by Fred Barnard. Household Edition. London: Chapman and Hall, 1871-1880. The copy of the Household Edition from which this picture was scanned was the gift of George Gorniak, Editor of The Dickens Magazine, whose subject for the fifth series, beginning in January 2008, was this novel.


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