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Vanity Fair Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 31 Summary

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Chapter 31 Summary

Jos quite likes the responsibility of being the man in charge when George and the others are gone. George is pretty mean to him, and Amelia has often had to beg her husband to not act so cruelly toward her brother. The servants are all glad George is gone and say so to Jos.

Jos receives reports of the battle. The Duke's army was crushed the night before. Jos does not believe the report that the Duke of Wellington could be defeated. Everyone advises the nobles to get out of Brussels while they still can. Napoleon is defeating armies all around Europe, despite often being greatly outnumbered. Jos runs into Becky, who has come to visit Amelia and check on her.

Becky pauses to flatter Jos, which the narrator interprets as her calculating to try again for his heart if Rawdon should die at battle. Jos thinks...

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