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Pamela Chapter 54

By Samuel Richardson

Chapter 54

And Now I Am Come to the Close of Wednesday, the 27th Day of My Distress

  • Pamela reports that Mr. Williams has been arrested.
  • Meanwhile, she is hoping to escape out the window when Mrs. Jewkes goes to sleep. She's planning to throw her clothes in the pond to make everyone think she's drowned.
  • Also, she has overheard Mrs. Jewkes telling Monsieur Colbrand that she was responsible for ordering the "robbery" against Mr. Williams.