Book the Third: The Track of a Storm - Chapter 9: The Game Made
This chapter begins with Mr. Lorry asking Jerry Cruncher, “What have you been, besides a messenger?” Cruncher explains, in his colloquial accent, just why he has sometimes been a grave robber. Lorry threatens to end his friendship with Cruncher; he reconsiders when Jerry tells him that it is only the odd jobs from Tellson’s that prevent grave-robbing from being his full-time profession. Carton returns and tells Lorry, “If things should go ill with the...
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