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The Warden Summary
Anthony Trollope

Everything you need to understand or teach The Warden by Anthony Trollope.

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The Warden Summary

Plot Summary

A man named John Hiram establishes a charitable hospital for the poor men of the nearby town of Barchester. Four hundred years later, the estate is making enough money that the warden of the hospital has a high salary. When a local man decides to uproot what he sees as corruption, a legal battle rages, with the result that many are hurt, and no one is helped.

Hiram's Hospital houses twelve charity cases, old men from Barchester who have no one to care for them in their old age. Mr. Harding, a priest, is the warden assigned to look after the men. He receives a salary based on the value of the land, and after so many years, the land has become very valuable. Mr. Harding is a kind man, and gives extra money from his own pocket to the men assigned to his care. He spends most...

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