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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby - Study Guide Part 2, Act 2, Scenes 8-16 Summary & Analysis

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Scene 8. Gride pulls out an old suit and gets ready for his wedding to Madeline. He calls for his housekeeper Peg and tells her to mend the suit. Noggs arrives with a letter from Ralph which Gride reads. He sends back a one word answer - yes. Gride then asks Noggs to stay for a drink and proposes a toast to Madeline, his young bride to be. Noggs realizes that this is the same Madeline with whom Nicholas is in love and hurries off, presumably to warn Nicholas. Once he's gone, Gride takes out the deed he mentioned to Ralph, looks it over once more, puts it back in the trunk and leaves - unaware that Peg has been watching him. She mutters to herself that she's not going to let some little chit of a girl take her place with...

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