Mr. Tapley Acts Third Party With Great Discretion

Mr. Tapley Acts Third Party With Great Discretion

Phiz (Hablot 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). Since scene takes place in St. James' Park, London, the towers in the background probably belong to Westminster Abbey.

Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit

Scanned image by Philip V. Allingham. Text by PVA and Constance Harsh, Professor of English, Colgate University.

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