The Scarlet Pimpernel

#1 -discuss the arival of the four visitors at the fishmen's rest (who? why?)

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The setting moves to a small pub in Dover called The Fisherman's Rest. Here, English men and women await several French aristocrats who have managed to escape from Paris with the help of the Scarlet Pimpernel. Two of these Englishmen, Lord Antony Dewhurst and Sir Andrew Ffoulkes, close accomplices of The Scarlet Pimpernel.

The Comtesse de Tournay soon arrives with her daughter and son, lamenting that her husband remains in Paris while she has escaped with her children. She prays for his successful rescue and asks whether she can meet the Scarlet Pimpernel, the man who has saved her and her children's life. She is told it is impossible, for the Pimpernel's identity is strictly secret.

The Comtesse recounts her terrifying experience crossing through the barricades with the old hag in the driver's seat, expecting to be found out at any moment. She mentions that the women in France have been especially cooperative in executing aristocrats. The Comtesse specifically accuses Marguerite St. Just of denouncing a whole family to the tribunal. She mentions that she heard Marguerite St. Just married an Englishman and hopes aloud that she never sees her again.

But her hosts feel terribly awkward, for Marguerite St. Just, having married an Englishman, is now Lady Blakeney. At that precise moment, the Blakeneys arrive outside in their carriage.