Mr. Pecksniff on his Mission

Mr. Pecksniff on his Mission

Phiz (Hablot K. Browne)

August 1843

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"At the very first double knock, every window in the street became alive with female heads; and before he could repeat the performance, whole troops of married ladies (some about to trouble Mrs. Gamp themselves, very shortly) came flocking round the steps; all crying out with one accord . . ." — Chapter 19.

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