The occasional appearance of the river in the drawing-room, and the contemporaneous disappearance of the lawn and shrubbery.

Background.

The occasional appearance of the river in the drawing-room, and the contemporaneous disappearance of the lawn and shrubbery.itemThe occasional appearance of the river in the drawing-room, and the contemporaneous disappearance of the lawn and shrubbery.” is a quotation from the novel Dombey and Son (Chapter 24).

item Dombey and Son was Charles Dickens’s seventh novel, published between 1846 and 1848.

 

 

Context.

item This quotation describes flooding of the Skettles’ villa at Fulham.

item Taken from the following opening passage of Chapter 24 of Dombey and Son:

Sir Barnet and Lady Skettles, very good people, resided in a pretty villa at Fulham, on the banks of the Thames; which was one of the most desirable residences in the world when a rowing-match happened to be going past, but had its little inconveniences at other times, among which may be enumerated the occasional appearance of the river in the drawing-room, and the contemporaneous disappearance of the lawn and shrubbery.

 

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