Good-bye, Mr. Chips - Chapter III Summary & Analysis

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Chapter III Summary

Mr. Chips is pleased with his comfortable room at Mrs. Wickett's house. He especially likes its location across from his school where he can stroll over to and watch the boys play their sports. Mr. Chips is friendly with the newly-arriving boys and invites them over for tea on occasion. The boys never stay long—Mr. Chips seems to tire out and sends them on their way. He usually asks the boys about their family connections, then after the boys leave, discusses them with Mrs. Wickett who was formerly in charge of the linen room at the school. One of the new young boy's uncle was Major Collingworth who had been killed in a conflict in Egypt.

Mr. Chips takes in his comfortable surroundings, cozy chairs, shelves lined with his favorite books—the classics as well as detective stories...

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