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Wilkins Micawber: The Story Within - Part 2

Mr. Micawber's appearances in David Copperfield

 

IN PRINT

Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House  


Page 15

Measuring time by Micawber's life

From David Copperfield chapter 50 :  Mr. Peggotty's dream comes true

 

 

I was walking alone in the garden, one evening, about a fortnight afterwards. I remember that evening well. It was the second in Mr. Micawber's week of suspense.

 

 

 

Mr. Micawber reveals Heep's cheating

From David Copperfield Chapter 52 :  I Assist At An Explosion 

 

When the time Mr. Micawber had appointed so mysteriously, was within four-and-twenty hours of being come, my aunt and I consulted how we should proceed; for my aunt was very unwilling to leave Dora. Ah! how easily I carried Dora up and down stairs, now!

We were disposed, notwithstanding Mr. Micawber's stipulation for my aunt's attendance, to arrange that she should stay at home, and be represented by Mr. Dick and me. In short, we had resolved to take this course, when Dora again unsettled us by declaring that she never would forgive herself, and never would forgive her bad boy, if my aunt remained behind, on any pretence.

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