A Rogue's Life
Behold me, then, now starting afresh in the world, in the character of a portrait-
painter; with the payment of my remuneration from my first sitter depending
whimsically on the life of my grandmother. If you care to know how Lady
Malkinshaw's health got on, and how I succeeded in my new profession, you
have only to follow the further course of these confessions, in the next chapter.