Great Expectations

On his deathbed, what does Magwitch thank Pip for? Explain why Pip will not inherit Magwitch's wealth.

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Pip spends the remainder of his time with Magwitch, whose health continues to decline. His trial is quick, and he is condemned to die, and Magwitch thanks Pip for his loyalty. Before the sentence of the court can be carried out, Magwitch dies, but just before this happens, Pip whispers to him that his daughter, who he thought was dead, is alive, has become a lady and that Pip loves her. Magwitch smiles and dies in peace. With Magwitch’s arrest, all of his money will be forfeit to the crown, but Pip keeps this a secret from Magwitch.