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Major Joseph Bagstock

Major Joseph Bagstock

 

Old Joe describes himself as "tough, Sir, tough, and de-vilish sly!" Dickens describes him as “a wooden-featured, blue-faced major, with his eyes starting out of his head. . . . ” He is a retired army man who is a neighbor of Miss Tox and a toady to Dombey.

Extra-illustrations for Dombey and Son, drawn by Hablot K. Browne, 1848.

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