Pumblechook

Pumblechook

eminently “available” uncle of Joe Gargery. [Br. Lit.: Great Expectations]
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Hubble; and Uncle Pumblechook (Joe's uncle, but Mrs.
Pumblechook, "be grateful, boy, to them which brought you up by hand.
Pumblechook added, after a short interval of reflection, "Look at Pork alone.
Pumblechook, turning sharp on me, "think what you've got to be grateful for.
Pumblechook, who had an objection to being interrupted; "I mean, enjoying himself with his elders and betters, and improving himself with their conversation, and rolling in the lap of luxury.
Pumblechook, leading the company gently back to the theme from which they had strayed, "Pork - regarded as biled - is rich, too; ain't it?
But, Uncle Pumblechook, who was omnipotent in that kitchen, wouldn't hear the word, wouldn't hear of the subject, imperiously waved it all away with his hand, and asked for hot gin-and-water.
Uncle Pumblechook, sensible of having deserved well of his fellow-creatures, said - quite vivaciously, all things considered - "Well, Mrs.
10 Haydock Harry Bentley rode this fouryear-old to a ten-length victory in a 1m5f handicap at Newmarket in June and, after two poor efforts, Pumblechook bounced back to score on soft over this 1m6f trip at Catterick last month under Joe Fanning.
Mark Johnston appears to have found a very winnable opportunity for Pumblechook in the CNG Handicap at Catterick.
Great Expectations" is Dickens' early tale of a young orphan named Pip and the raft of characters he encounters, who can be described accurately only as Dickensian, with names like Havisham, Magwitch, Gargery, Pocket, Wopsle and Pumblechook.
Uncle Pumblechook arranges for Pip to go to Miss Havisham's house to play, and there he meets and falls in love with Estella.