"What’s the matter with the cat?" says Mr. Guppy. "Look at her!
”Mad, I think, And no wonder in this evil place.
”…Here is a small burnt patch of flooring; here is the tinder from a little bundle of burnt paper…The Lord Chancellor of that Court, true to his title in his last act, has died the death of all Lord Chancellors in all Courts, and of all…where false pretenses are made, and where injustice is done…Spontaneous Combustion.”
Wait! is that an old voodoo doll hanging there or a shriveled apple made into a toy?
Illustration by Halbot Knight Browne, British, 1815-1882, for Charles Dickens’s Bleak House. Scanned by A Thousand Winds from the Oxford Illustrated Dickens, 1998 edition by Oxford University Press.