Jonas murders Montague and is exposed, so takes his own life. Old Martin's senility is seen to be a sham and at a family conference young Martin's inheritance is restored and a blessing given to wed Mary, while Pecksniff is punished.
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[reading a letter from Augustus Moddle to Charity Pecksniff
"By the time you read this, the undersigned will be, if not a corpse, on a ship bound for Tasmania. Send none in pursuit for I will not be taken alive. I love another, she is another's. Everything seems to be someone else's. Oh Miss Pecksniff, why would you not leave me alone? But I will not judge, may the furniture make some amends."
Old Martin Chuzzlewit
Furniture? Does he mean future?
No sir, I believe the allusion is to a four-poster bed. "Farewell, be ...