It is decided that David will attend school in Canterbury

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It is decided that David will attend school in Canterbury, and the next day Miss Trotwood escorts  David on his journey. In Canterbury they stop at the office of Mr. Wickfield, a lawyer, and are  welcomed at the door by a Mr. Uriah Heep, a red-haired clerk about fifteen years old. Miss Trotwood  has come for advice on which school to enroll David in. Mr. Wickfield takes Miss Trotwood to visit  "the best we have," while David observes Uriah Heep, whose eyes look "like two red suns." Miss Trotwood likes the school, but none of the available boarding houses suit her, so it is decided  that David will board with Mr. Wickfield. David meets Mr. Wickfield's daughter, Agnes, a girl of David's  age, and he is then shown his room. David's aunt tells him to "be a credit to yourself, to me, and Mr.  Dick," embraces him, and then departs. After supper that evening, David notices that Mr. Wickfield drinks a great deal of wine. Just before 
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