The Great Bespeak for Miss Snevellici
Phiz (Hablot K. Browne)
Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby
Source: J. A. Hammerton, The Dickens Picture-Book, p. 157.
The people in the Borum box rose as one man, waving hats and handkerchiefs, and uttering shouts of 'Bravo!' Mrs. Borum and the governess cast wreaths upon the stage, of which, some fluttered into the lamps, and one crowned the temples of a fat gentleman in the pit. . . . (ch. 24)
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