Ragged Dick and Mark, the Match Boy - Ragged Dick, Chapters 5-8 Summary & Analysis

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Ragged Dick, Chapters 5-8 Summary

The boys walk to Chatham Street where there are many clothing stores. Merchants are standing in the doorways trying to entice customers into their stores. Dick explains the scams of the different merchants as they walk. Frank buys a new cap for Dick and then they continue their walk around the city, with Dick pointing out the different sights. They stop at Taylor's Saloon for ice cream.

Chapter Six has the boys resuming their walk on Broadway, with Dick pointing out the sights. Frank says that if he lived in the city, he would teach Dick to read. He invites Dick to visit him at his country home, which is about fifty miles away on the Hudson River. Frank encourages Dick to find a job. He tells him stories of other people who have gone from rags to riches.

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