Hastening along, she proceeded inland

Gordon Browne


Wood engraving

18.8 x 12.3 cm.

Thomas Hardy's "A Mere Interlude" The London Magazine 10 (May 1903): 495

Full caption: "Hastening along, she proceeded inland till she met a man and soon afterwards two others. To them she exclaimed: 'I think a gentleman who was bathing is in some danger.'"

Suspecting that her husband of just one day, has been drowned while swimming since he has not returned, Baptista looks for assistance nearby (p. 493).