Evelina - Volume 2, Letters 1-7 (pages 245-278) Summary & Analysis

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Volume 2, Letters 1-7 (pages 245-278)

On May 10, events at Howard Grove are enlivened by the arrival of Sir Clement who meets Evelina with many compliments and professions of respect. Captain Mirvan is excited to have someone who will help him torment Mme. Duval. Evelina feels sorry for Mme. Duval when Captain Mirvan and Sir Clement play their prank on her. They convince her that M. Du Bois has been arrested and may be executed. So, when a letter arrives detailing the arrest, Mme. Duval rushes off to her friend's aid, insisting that her granddaughter accompany her. Turning back toward Howard Grove after learning that M. Du Bois has escaped, Mme. Duval's carriage is stopped by two masked men. While Sir Clement assures Evelina of her safety and expresses his passion, Captain Mirvan takes Mme. Duval to a ditch, ties her...

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