He is a scoundrel and a villain! I don't care who he
is, I say he is a double-dyed and most intolerable villain!

"I say," cried Tom, in great excitement, "He is a scoundrel and a villain! I don't care who he is, I say he is a double-dyed and most intolerable villain!" (1870s). Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter XXXI), page 249. [To Mary Graham Tom Pinch denounces Pecksniff, who, unbeknownst to them, is hiding in the church pews, having fallen asleep there.] 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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