Tom Idle and a prostitute sit on a broken bed in a garret. Idle is startled by a cat falling down the chimney, but the prostitute is unmoved and admires a stolen earring. Engraving by Thomas Cook after William Hogarth, 1795.
Lettering: The idle 'prentice return'd from sea, & in a garret with a common prostitute. plate 7. design'd by Wm. Hogarth. engraved by T. Cook. Leviticus ch: XXVI. ver: 36. The sound of a shaken leaf shall chace him