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Emma Chapter Summary & Analysis - Volume 1 Chapter 12 Summary

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Volume 1 Chapter 12 Summary

Mr. Knightley arrives for dinner and reconciles with Emma. Neither one is willing to admit that they were wrong but they agree to be friends again. Before dinner, everyone joins and begins various conversations. Isabella sits with her father while the two brothers begin conversing about the details of Mr. Knightley's estate. Emma bounces between the two conversations.

During dinner, which is a bowl of thin gruel, Mr. John Knightley begins to tire of Mr. Woodhouse and snaps at him regarding his advice and the advice of Mr. Woodhouse's friend, Mr. Perry where his children are concerned.

We learn that Bella, Isabella's youngest daughter, has had throat trouble and that the family spent the summer at the sea to cure this trouble. Mr. Woodhouse is resentful of this and wishes they had spent the summer with him. Because of this, he incessantly brings up Mr...

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