The book opens with the narrator stating that the purpose of the novel will be to explore "human nature. Allworthy returns from London after an extended business trip and finds an abandoned baby sleeping in his bed. He summons his housekeeper, Mrs Deborah Wilkins, to take care of the child.
She marries Bounderbywhom she doesn't love. She later leaves her husband and returns to her father. There was an air of jaded sullenness Not with the brightness natural to cheerful youth, but with uncertain, eager, doubtful flashes, which had something painful in them, analogous to the changes on a blind face groping its way.
Hard Times Ailing wife of Thomas Gradgrind. A little, thin, white, pink-eyed bundle of shawls, of surpassing feebleness, mental and bodily; who was always taking physic without any effect, and who, whenever she showed a symptom of coming to life, was invariably stunned by some weighty piece of fact tumbling on her.
He runs a school and emphasizes the importance of facts and figures over fancy to his students and his children. By the end of the story he learns that facts and figures must be tempered by love and forbearance. The emphasis was helped by the speaker's square wall of a forehead, which had his eyebrows for its base, while his eyes found commodious cellarage in two dark caves, overshadowed by the wall.
The emphasis was helped by the speaker's mouth, which was wide, thin, and hard set. The emphasis was helped by the speaker's voice, which was inflexible, dry, and dictatorial. The emphasis was helped by the speaker's hair, which bristled on the skirts of his bald head, a plantation of firs to keep the wind from its shining surface, all covered with knobs, like the crust of a plum pie, as if the head had scarcely warehouse-room for the hard facts stored inside.
The speaker's obstinate carriage, square coat, square legs, square shoulders, - nay, his very neckcloth, trained to take him by the throat with an unaccommodating grasp, like a stubborn fact, as it was, - all helped the emphasis.
He is employed at Bounderby's bank which he later robs. After a botched attempt to frame Stephen Blackpool for the crime he leaves the country with the aid of Sleary and his circus troupe. A sullen young fellow, and ungracious in his manner. Chuzzlewit's grandson, Martinfalls in love with Mary which displeases his grandfather who disinherits him.
Young Martin then goes to America to seek his fortune. Finding only sickness and misery in America, Martin returns to England, is reconciled with his grandfather and marries Mary. She was very young; apparently not more than seventeen; timid and shrinking in her manner, and yet with a greater share of self-possession and control over her emotions than usually belongs to a far more advanced period of female life She was short in stature; and her figure was slight, as became her years; but all the charms of youth and maidenhood set it off, and clustered on her gentle brow.
Gay and lively fellow She marries Dombey but does not love him. She later elopes with Carkera manager at Dombey's firm, to punish her husband. She knew that she was beautiful: Known for his cruelty to the paupers.
His maternal aunt in reality his mother would have sent the two pairs of stockings but was short of money.
Later they emigrate to South America. Nicholas responded to the advertisment and decided that Mr Gregsbury actually wanted someone to do his job for him and declined. He was a tough, burly, thick-headed gentleman, with a loud voice, a pompous manner, a tolerable command of sentences with no meaning in them, and, in short, every requisite for a very good member indeed.
He later investigates the disappearance of Edwin Drood and is suspicious of Jasper. Described as "an angular man with no conversational powers. Gride's plan is undone when Bray dies on the morning of the wedding and his old housekeeper, Peg Sliderskewjealous of the young wife, steals documents that reveal his scheme.
Gride is murdered by burglars before he can be prosecuted. A little old man, of about seventy or seventy-five years of age, of a very lean figure, much bent and slightly twisted.
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