Header and footer

Henry Matthew Brock


15 x 9.3 cm. (page vignetted); footer 1.5 x 9.3 cm framed.

Dickens's The Holly-tree Inn, pages 3 and 20.

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Passage Realised: “We performed Auld Lang Syne the whole day; seeing nothing, out of towns and villages, but the track of stoats, hares, and foxes, and sometimes of birds. At nine o'clock at night, on a Yorkshire moor, a cheerful burst from our horn, and a welcome sound of talking, with a glimmering and moving about of lanterns, roused me from my drowsy state. I found that we were going to change.

They helped me out, and I said to a waiter, whose bare head became as white as King Lear's in a single minute, "What Inn is this?"

"The Holly-Tree, sir," said he.” [continued below]

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