Chapters 43-46 Summary

Mr. Haredale continues to live secretly in London. He spends every night awake and watching in the Rudges’ abandoned house; he spends his days resting in a room he has rented elsewhere in London. On one occasion, as he is walking past the Houses of Parliament, he encounters a mass of people shouting at the members as they pass. He meets Sir John Chester and Gashford (the three of them had gone to school together). Sir John and Gashford provoke Mr. Haredale to the point that he strongly states his opposition to the No Popery cause, which would deprive Catholics of property and education, as the rumor has it. Lord George Gordon approaches and is introduced to Mr. Haredale. When Mr. Haredale tells Lord George of the shame he is...

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