The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club - Section II, ch. 5-10 Summary & Analysis

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Section II, ch. 5-10 Summary

Early the next morning, Mr. Pickwick walks to Rochester Bridge where he finds Dismal Jemmy contemplating suicide. Mr. Pickwick dissuades Dismal Jemmy, who promises to send Mr. Pickwick a copy of his manuscript. Mr. Pickwick returns to the hotel in order to prepare for the Pickwickians' visit to Manor Farm. The Pickwickians hire a chaise, but the horses are unruly and the Pickwickians arrive at Manor Farm in confusion and agitation. Brandy refreshes their spirits, and Mr. Wardle introduces the Pickwickians to his mother and several of his neighbors.

A party gathers to play cards and the local parson recites a poem and tells the story of "The Convict's Return." After the story, everyone retires for the evening. The next day, the Pickwickians go crow hunting with Mr. Wardle. The inexperienced Winkle accidentally shoots Tupman in the arm, and Tupman is...

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