The Moonstone

The Moonstone

A large county in northern England where the Verinder family’s estate is located.
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Yorkshire Term Timeline in The Moonstone

The timeline below shows where the term Yorkshire appears in The Moonstone. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The Loss of the Diamond: Gabriel Betteredge: Chapter 15
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...proclaims that Rosanna should leave her job, and Mrs. Yolland enthusiastically agrees in her thick “Yorkshire language,” proclaiming that “she is going to leave it!” Betteredge grows confused and “smell[s] mischief... (full context)
The Discovery of the Truth: Third Narrative: Franklin Blake: Chapter 1
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Franklin decides at once to go to Yorkshire and “find out the secret of [Rachel’s] silence towards her mother, and her enmity towards... (full context)
The Discovery of the Truth: Third Narrative: Franklin Blake: Chapter 2
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...with Miss Rachel in London,” he warns Franklin, so “don’t put up with her in Yorkshire.” (full context)
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...off, but Betteredge asks that they talk immediately about whatever business has brought Franklin to Yorkshire, rather than waiting until the next day. Betteredge hardly believes Franklin when he says he... (full context)
The Discovery of the Truth: Third Narrative: Franklin Blake: Chapter 8
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...thinks through Rachel’s birthday dinner and all the guests present, and decides to return to Yorkshire to get a full guest list from Betteredge. (full context)
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Franklin misses the first train to Yorkshire and must wait three hours for the next; during this time, he decides to visit... (full context)
The Discovery of the Truth: Fourth Narrative: Ezra Jennings
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...asked, first, that Franklin not see her letter, and secondly, that she may go to Yorkshire, arrange the house, and be “present as one of the witnesses” for the experiment. Jennings... (full context)
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...to Rachel, suggesting she arrive on the night of the experiment rather than coming to Yorkshire earlier and talking with Franklin. (full context)
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...withdrawal symptoms are worsening. Betteredge is with Franklin when Jennings arrives for his visit in Yorkshire, and Franklin explains that Bruff wrote him and “expressed the strongest disapproval” of the planned... (full context)
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...morning, he notes, a letter arrived confirming Rachel and Mrs. Merridew were setting out for Yorkshire. Betteredge is “in his best black suit, and his stiffest white cravat,” but still disappointed... (full context)
The Discovery of the Truth: Eighth Narrative: Gabriel Betteredge
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...say about the Moonstone, but only about Rachel and Franklin’s marriage, which took place in Yorkshire only a few months after their reconciliation. Apologetically, Betteredge admits that he had “a drop... (full context)