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The book:

  • Wegg tries to blackmail Boffin. He fails spectacularly, because there's a third will. Mr. Boffin has every reason to be furious with Wegg. But though he's angry he's still such a Nice Guy that he decides to give Wegg enough money to buy another stall, because he doesn't want to leave Wegg any worse off than he found him.
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The 1998 series:

  • Twemlow defends Eugene and Lizzie's marriage when Lady Tippins and her friends mock it.
    Twemlow: If this gentleman's feelings of gratitude, of respect, of admiration, of affection, induce him to marry this lady—
    Party-goer: Lady?
    [The other man doesn't answer]
    Twemlow: I say again, that if this gentleman's feelings induced him to marry this lady, then... he is the greater gentleman for the action. And she is the greater lady.

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