Mrs. MacStinger and Captain Cuttle

Harry Furniss


14.1 x 9.4 cm, vignetted

Dickens's Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail, and for Exportation, the Charles Dickens Library Edition, IX, facing 320.

When they got downstairs, they found Mrs. MacStinger beating the mats on the doorsteps, and so absorbed was she in her household occupation, that when Captain Cuttle and his visitors passed, she beat the harder, and neither by word nor gesture showed any consciousness of their vicinity.

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