Balm for the Wounded Orphan

Balm for the Wounded Orphan

Phiz (Hablot K. Browne)

October 1843


"Mercy laved Jonas's wound, while Pecksniff held his head between his hands, and Tom Pinch shook a bottle of Dutch Drops; Charity rendered not the least assistance." — Chapter 24, "Reports Progress in certain homely Matters of Love, Hatred, Jealousy, and Revenge."

Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (1843).

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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