Pickwick's knowledge, the club votes for a traveling society that will consist of Samuel Pickwick, Tracy Tupman, Augustus Snodgrass, and Nathaniel Winkle. Each will have to pay his own expenses and send reports back to the club. A fat, elderly, bald man, Mr.
To extend his own researches into the quaint and curious phenomena of life, he suggests that he and three other Pickwickians should make journeys to places remote from London and report on their findings to the stay-at-home members of the club.
The first destination decided upon is Rochester. Nathaniel Winkle, and Mr. Augustus Snodgrass go to their coach, they are waylaid by a rough gang of cab drivers.
Fortunately, the men are rescued by a stranger who is poorly dressed but of the friendliest nature. The stranger, who introduces himself as Alfred Jingle, also appears to be going to Rochester, and the party mounts the coach together.
After they arrive at their destination, Mr. Jingle, his luggage has gone astray, he has no evening clothes, and so it will be impossible for him to attend the affair. This is a regrettable circumstance because he had hoped to introduce Mr.
Tupman to the many young ladies of wealth and fashion who will be present. Eager to meet these young ladies, Mr. At the ball, Mr. Introducing himself as Dr. Slammer, the angry gentleman challenges Mr.
Jingle to a duel, but Mr. Jingle refuses to give his name. The next morning, a servant identifies Mr. Winkle as the gentleman wearing the suit as described by the doctor and tells Mr. Slammer is awaiting his appearance to fight a duel.
Winkle had been drunk the night before, and he decides he is being called out because he had conducted himself in an unseemly manner that he can no longer remember.
Snodgrass as his second, a trembling Mr. Winkle approaches the battlefield. Much to his relief, Dr. Slammer roars that he is the wrong man. After much misunderstanding, the situation is satisfactorily explained, and no blood is shed. During the afternoon, the travelers attend a parade, where they meet Mr.
Wardle in a coach with his two daughters and his sister, Miss Rachael Wardle.
Tupman is impressed by the elder Miss Wardle and accepts for his friends and himself Mr.The Paperback of the The Pickwick Papers (Illustrated) by Charles Dickens at Barnes & Noble.
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