nor is it so exposed to the river.

Category: Places | Type: Historical | Title: Great Expectations (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: Chapter XXXIX

Dickens is reminding his readers of the area as it was thirty years before the novel's publication. A "lonely" and largely empty area composed of gardens extended from the Temple to the river, which creates a private atmosphere about Garden Court and makes ready access to the river.

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