The Lifted Veil - Chapter 2, Rebirth Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2, Rebirth Summary

During Latimer's decline, Charles Meunier came to visit. Both Latimer and Charles had changed, but in very different ways. Charles was now famous throughout Europe, had elegant women attending to him, and noblemen who had befriended him boasted of him. Latimer had changed for the worse, but Charles refrained from mentioning this or questioning Latimer about it. Latimer considered talking to Charles about his mental condition in the hopes that Charles would know about some cure, but Latimer did not.

Near the end of Charles' visit, Mrs. Archer suddenly became severely ill, and Charles began to attend to her since the family doctor was away. The gravity of Mrs. Archer's illness panicked Bertha, and she refused to allow anyone else to nurse her. Latimer found this strange since he had heard Bertha and Mrs. Archer quarrelling recently. Mrs. Archer had been...

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