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Mrs. Cadwallader in Middlemarch

By George Eliot

Mrs. Cadwallader

Mrs. Cadwallader is the town gossip. She's the busybody who tried to set up Dorothea with Sir James Chettam and who always insists on being the bearer of bad news. She's the wife of Mr. Cadwallader, who is the clergyman of Tipton, where Mr. Brooke and the Chettams live.