The Question and Answer section for The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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There is only one mention of Partridge's marriage or plan to marry Molly in the text. This quote can be found in the last chapter of the novel.
As for Partridge, Jones hath settled L50 a-year on him; and he hath again set up a school, in which he...