Chapters 63-66 Summary

A group of rioters, including Hugh and Sim, arrive at the locksmith’s shop and call for Gabriel Varden. They demand that he join their march to Newgate. Gabriel comes out holding a gun and tells them that he has no intention of supporting their cause. Miggs calls out from an open window above, telling them that she is locked in the attic and giving them directions for rescuing her. She also tells them that she poured beer down the muzzle of Gabriel’s gun, rendering it useless. With a shout of laughter, the crowd overpowers Gabriel. They explain that since he made the locks of the prison doors, he must come with them to pick the locks. Gabriel refuses but the rioters gather up some tools and force him to go with them. Dennis...

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