Great expectations and dating

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Pip visits Miss Havisham and falls in love with her adopted daughter Estella.

Estella remains aloof and hostile to Pip, which Miss Havisham encourages.

During Christmas Dinner that evening, at the moment Pip's theft is about to be discovered, soldiers arrive and ask Joe to repair some shackles.

Joe and Pip accompany them as they recapture the convict who is fighting with another escaped convict.

Pip's income is fixed at £500 per annum when he comes of age at twenty-one.Pip returns there to meet Estella and is encouraged by Miss Havisham, but he avoids visiting Joe.He is disquieted to see Orlick now in service to Miss Havisham.Later, at an Assembly Ball in Richmond, Pip witnesses Estella meeting Bentley Drummle and warns her about him; she replies that she has no qualms about entrapping him.A week after he turns 23 years old, Pip learns that his benefactor is the convict he encountered in the churchyard, Abel Magwitch, who had been transported to New South Wales after that escape.

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With the help of Jaggers' clerk, Wemmick, Pip plans to help advance Herbert's future prospects by anonymously securing him a position with the shipbroker, Clarriker's. She and Miss Havisham quarrel over Estella's coldness.

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