Some former denizen of the cabin had decorated its walls with illustrations
torn from magazines and newspapers, and it was these illustrations
that had held Sitka Charley's attention from the moment of our arrival two hours before.
He was captured first by the illustrations
, and then he began to read, to start with, the stories that dealt with magic, and then the others; and those he liked he read again and again.
I have used "China" merely as a synonym for "a distant country," when I wanted illustrations
of unfamiliar things.
At that time I was sent to Ireland to make sketches for certain forthcoming illustrations
in the newspaper to which I was attached.
Among other illustrations
of its truth which might be cited, Scotland will furnish a cogent example.
Maurice Grieffenhagen knew how to combine in his illustrations
the effect of his own most distinguished personal vision with an absolute fidelity to the inspiration of the writer.