Phase the Seventh: Fulfillment, Chapters 53–59: Summary and Analysis
A family of farm laborers: the new inhabitants of the cottage where the Durbeyfields once lived
Mrs. Brooks: a generally uncurious landlady at a fashionable Sandbourne lodging-house
A Sandbourne workman: the first to view D’Urberville’s corpse
The caretaker at Bramshurst Court: a woman who oversees a property for its owners
Sixteen policemen: hunters of a wanted murderess
Angel Clare returns home to Emminster so ravaged by his illness that his parents can scarcely recognize him. When his mother wonders why Angel is so anxious about a “mere child of the soil,” Angel reveals that Tess is a member of the ancient...
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