Pamela, or, Virtue Rewarded - Section 3: pages 57-85 Summary & Analysis

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Section 3: pages 57-85 Summary

Pamela writes to her parents about a dinner party Mr. B holds. The ladies question Mr. B about Pamela's renowned beauty, but he denies it. When the ladies seek Pamela, she hides in the closet, but Mrs. Jervis reveals her hiding place. Later that evening, Pamela appears before Mrs. Jervis in her new clothes, and the housekeeper does not recognize her at first. Mr. B questions Mrs. Jervis about the pretty girl and, first disbelieving it is Pamela, accuses Pamela of hypocrisy in donning disguises to attract him while pretending to reject his advances. He suggests finding out if Lady Davers will still take Pamela, but Pamela objects since Mr. B said that her nephew would ruin Pamela. After retiring for the evening, Pamela hears a noise in her closet, and Mr. B, appearing in his nightgown, takes freedoms with Pamela. Pamela shrieks...

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