John Jarndyce

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Bleakhouse - Characters in Bleak House - Major Characters
... first, it seems probable that her guardian, John Jarndyce, is her father because he provides for her ... Richard Carstone — a ward of Chancery in Jarndyce and Jarndyce ... and likeable but irresponsible and inconstant character who falls under the spell of Jarndyce and Jarndyce ...
Bleakhouse - Synopsis
... Esther's future on the instruction of his client, John Jarndyce ... Jarndyce becomes Esther's guardian, and after attending school in Reading for six years, Esther moves in with him at Bleak House, along with his wards, Richard Carstone ... They are beneficiaries in one of the wills at issue in Jarndyce and Jarndyce their guardian is a beneficiary under another will, and in some undefined way the two wills conflict ...
List Of Dickensian Characters - S
... Skimpole, Harold is the indebted and foolish friend of John Jarndyce in Bleak House ... On her aunt's death she is adopted by John Jarndyce and becomes companion to his wards, Ada Clare and Richard Carstone ... John Jarndyce falls in love with her and asked her to marry him ...

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    Jarndyce and Jarndyce drones on. This scarecrow of a suit, has, in course of time, become so complicated that no man alive knows what it means. The parties to it understand it least; but it has been observed that no two Chancery lawyers can talk about it for five minutes, without coming to total disagreement as to all the premises.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    Take heed of enemies reconciled, and of meat twice boiled.
    —Collected in John Ray, English Proverbs. English proverb (1670)