Page 649. " Dora lies smiling on us, and is beautiful, and utters no hasty or complaining word. "
Mary Hogarth
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Her uncomplaining and compliant death is reminiscent of the passing away of Little Nell in The Old Curiosity Shop (1840-1841),  a scene inspired, perhaps, by the death of Charles Dickens’ young sister-in-law, Mary Hogarth.