Magwitch under Sentence of Death

Harry Furniss

lithograph from pen-and-ink


13.5 cm by 9 cm (5 ¼ by 3 ½ inches), framed

A broad shaft of light came in through the great windows of the court. Rising for a moment, a distinct speck of face in this ray of light, the prisoner said, "My Lord, I have received my sentence of Death from the Almighty, but I bow to yours." — p. 435.

Dickens's Great Expectations, Library Edition, facing p. 432.

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