Heathcliff (after Cathy's death)

Clare Leighton (1898-1989)


Duckworth ed. of Wuthering Heights

British Library

"He dashed his head against the knotted trunk; and lifting up his eyes, howled, not like a man, but like a savage beast" (Ch. XVI).

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