from a lamp, placed upon a low table, painted grotesque
well, you know,' rejoined the old lady.
'Oh, no, indeed. It didn't worry me, ma'am,' said Oliver. 'I
liked to see it. I quite loved it.'
'Well, well!' said the old lady, good-humouredly; 'you get well
as fast as ever you can, dear, and it shall be hung up again.
There! I promise you that! Now, let us talk about something
This was all the information Oliver could obtain about the
picture at that time. As the old lady had been so kind to him in