Pinch Starts Homeward with The New Pupil
Phiz (Hablot K. Browne)
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"By interposing a perfect wall of box and man between the cold air and the new pupil, Tom shielded that young gentleman effectually." — Chapter 5, "Containing a full Account of the Installation of Mr. Pecksniff's new Pupil into th Bosom of Mr. Pecksniff's Family. With all the Festivities held on the Occasion and the great Enjoyment of Mr. Pinch."
Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (1843).
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