King of the Wind - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17 Summary

Agba spends weeks and weeks in jail with only Grimalkin, the cat, for company. Agba shares what little food he receives with Grimalkin and Grimalkin makes sure that the cell is clear of mice and rats. On visiting days, no one comes to visit Agba.

One day, Mistress Cockburn, who had been missing Agba's quiet ways, went to the Red Lion Inn with treats for Agba. She meets Mr. William and asks about Agba. Mr. William is shocked and before he can speak, Mrs. Williams says, "you'll find the thief in Newgate Jail" (p. 117). Mrs. Cockburn finds a coach on its way to the part of town where the jail is and rides with them. It turns out that the people she is riding with are the Dowager Duchess of Marlborough and her son in law, the Earl of Godolphin.

In his cell, Agba was...

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