Friends pf the Dickens Forum:

In the early chapters of *Martin Chuzzlewit,* old Martin writes and 
destroys a will, and the subsequent chapters
deal with his various family members' attempt to ingratiate themselves 
in his favor. *Our Mutual Friend* makes
extensive use of the will throughout, from the stipulations placed on 
John Harmon's inheritance, to the various
wills discovered by Boffin and Wegg in the mounds. There are undoubtedly 
> -Adam Grener
> Dr. Adam Grener
> Lecturer, English Programme
> School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies
> Victoria University of Wellington
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