The Story of Lucy Gault - Part 1, Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 8 Summary

Heloise is watching the clockwork magician Everand bought her to keep her amused while she is assigned to bed rest because of her pregnancy. They are now living in Montemarmoreo. Everand buys her books in English that he finds at a bookseller close by, cooks her meals, brushes her hair, does the laundry, listens to her talk about her childhood, and buys nice china wear to use. Unfortunately, though, Heloise loses the baby. The doctor orders that there be no more attempts at pregnancy when he learns about her past miscarriages. In wanting to prevent her from slipping into depression, Everand suggests a trip to great cities. Heloise agrees and does not say that she is perfectly content just to be in Montemarmoreo.

Part 1, Chapter 8 Analysis

Everand's dedication is described. The couple's attempt at having another child, a possible source of...

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