Mr. Tapley Acts Third Party With Great Discretion

Mr. Tapley Acts Third Party With Great Discretion

Phiz (Halbot K. Browne)

June 1843

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Moment realized: Mark was intent upon the fog when Martin took the letter he had written from his pocket, and read it to Mary. "'My dear Tom Pinch.' That's rather familiar perhaps, but I call him my dear Tom Pinch, because he likes it, and it pleases him" (Ch. 14). In the background are the towers of Salisbury Cathedral. — Chapter 14

Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit

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