Charles dickens

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Pip(Philip Pirrip) was an orphan. His sister, “Mrs. Joe”, more than 20 years old, brought him up “by hand”: she had the habit of hitting with “Ticker”, the stick, both Pip and her husband ,Joe Gargery, the local blacksmith.(calm and good natured).Pip was always told “be grateful to those who brought you up by hand” .
One day, in the marshes (pantanos), he met a fearful man witha great iron (grillete) in his leg who threatened him and ordered him to bring him a metal file (lima) and some food. He was a convict escaped from the hulks(galeras).
Pip stole some bread ,cheese, fruits, whisky (and replaced it with tar water(a hateful medicine), thinking it was water ), and a meat pie, and took it to “his convict”. In the way, he met another escaped convict, whoran away.
Back home, Uncle Pumblechook drank from the whisky bottle filled with tar water, and when the meat pie was to be served and Pip was about to run away, a party of soldiers came:they wanted Joe to fix a pair of handcuffs (esposas).They went with the soldiers to hunt the two runaway convicts, and found them both struggling. “Pip’s convict” said he had preferred not toescape but to capture the other one. Seeing Pip, he “confessed” having stolen a pie, food and some whisky from the blacksmith’s house.
Mr. Wople was the clerk at church. Pip attended Mrs.Wople’s great aunt’s Educational Institute. She also had a little gift shop, helped by Biddy, another orphan “Brought up by hand” .Joe asked Pip to teach him a little without hid wife knowing.Mrs.Havisham , an extremely rich and strict lady, asked Uncle Pumblechook for a boy to play at her house So Pip started visiting Satis House.( When Mrs. Havisham was a girl, her mother haddied, and she had been spoiled by her father, a rich and proud man who married secretly his cook and had a child. When the cook died, the son was included in the family, but he was bad and...
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