Bucket arrests Bob, believing he killed Marley who caught him falsifying ledgers though he does let him go to give away his daughter in marriage. Amelia starts to warm to Compeyson but seeks the advice of her cousin Matthew Pocket whilst Frances suggests to Honoria that marriage to Sir Leicester Dedlock would solve all the family's financial woes. Meanwhile nurse Mrs Gamp operates on Wegg and ineffectual beadle Bumble is once more humiliated by his bossy wife.
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Mr Marley made me the loan, sir.
And you thought to renegotiate terms without the agreement of the surviving partner? Then you must surely have consulted with Jacob Marley's ghost. Mmm? Is that it?
I just needed a month's grace.
What exactly has he done?
Cratchit has taken it upon himself to move his debt from Marley's ledger to his own, reducing the immediate burden and amortising it over a lengthier term.
Reducing what he owes?
[consulting the ledger
Increasing it, in fact, by a ...
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