Each evening Barkis courts Peggotty by calling at the house with a gift and sits silently in the par

Each evening Barkis courts Peggotty by calling at the house with a gift and sits silently in the par

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Each evening Barkis courts Peggotty by calling at the house with a gift and sits silently in the parlor  while Peggotty sews. One day, just before the end of his visit, David, little Em'ly, Peggotty, and Mr.  Barkis take a holiday trip together. Mr. Barkis stops the coach at a church, and he and Peggotty go  inside. Alone with Em'ly, David professes his love for her, and Em'ly allows him to kiss her. When the  couple returns from the church, David learns that Mr. Barkis and Peggotty have just been married. David returns to the Murdstones and is neglected again. Most of his days are spent reading or  daydreaming, with an occasional visit to Mr. Chillip, the family doctor who presided at David's birth.  Peggotty comes once a week to see David, and on one trip, she indicates that Mr. Barkis is  "something of a miser." One day, Mr. Murdstone tells David that educating him serves no purpose; what David needs is a 
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.

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