The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club - Section XIV, ch. 52-54 Summary & Analysis

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Section XIV, ch. 52-54 Summary

In London, Mary becomes Winkle's maid, and she delivers a letter to Sam Weller that conveys the news of Mrs. Weller's death and Tony Weller's desire for Sam Weller to visit him. Sam goes to Dorking where he finds his father melancholy because of his wife's death. The Dorking spinsters and widows try to catch Tony Weller. Before her death, Mrs. Weller repents of her wrong religion, leaves two hundred pounds to Sam Weller, and leaves the bulk of her estate to Tony Weller. When Reverend Stiggins enters and asks if Mrs. Weller left him anything while helping himself to rum, Tony Weller kicks Reverend Stiggins into the street.

In London, Mr. Pickwick tells Arabella about his lack of success with Mr. Winkle, Sr. but reassures her that if he does not change his mind, Mr. Pickwick will help Winkle financially...

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