Belinda - Belinda. Volume 1, Chapters 7 and 8: The Serpentine River and A Family Party Summary & Analysis

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Belinda. Volume 1, Chapters 7 and 8: The Serpentine River and A Family Party Summary

Mr. Hervey attends a wine-tasting contest with his friends sir Philip Baddely and Mr. Rochfort. They decide to take a walk in the park to clear their heads, and Mr. Hervey jumps into the Serpentine River despite not knowing how to swim. None of his friends are willing to jump in to save him, but luckily for Mr. Hervey, a gentleman called Henry Percival drags him out and another man called Doctor X revives him. Mr. Hervey finds out that Mr. Percival was once in love with Lady Delacour and wishes to know more. Percival invites him to dine with him, but Mr. Hervey's friends want him to eat with them instead. Hurt by their lack of care when he was drowning, Mr...

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