Vanity Fair - Study Guide Chapter 61 Summary & Analysis

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As soon as the Sedleys finish mourning Mrs. Sedley, John takes very ill and dies a peaceful death. John Osborne tells Georgy that Sedley was a better man than he. Osborne begins having business meetings with Dobbin since Dobbin is Georgy's guardian. Osborne discovers that Dobbin was paying Amelia's small dowry under the pretense that it was George's. When asked about it, Dobbin says he paid because the marriage and, thus, the poverty were his doing.

Mr. Osborne begins to try to reconcile things with the Sedley family. He has Jos over to dinner and shares the wine he bought at their auction years ago. He asks after Amelia for the first time. Dobbin tells him that it practically killed Amelia to give up her child, and the old man had never considered that she might be sad at giving up her beloved son. He agrees to...

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