She is a beautiful girl and grows more beautiful after her schooling in France. Shortly after confessing her plotting to Pip and begging for his forgiveness, she is badly burned when her dress accidentally catches fire. He is Magwitch's enemy. He ends up in a fistfight with Joe over Mrs Gargery's taunting, and Joe easily defeats him.
He mentions his misgivings to Jaggers, who promises Orlick's dismissal. Biddy, Wopsle's second cousin and near Pip's age; she teaches in the evening school at her grandmother's home in Pip's village.
Recovering from his own illness after the failed attempt to get Magwitch out of England, Pip returns to claim Biddy as his bride, arriving in the village just after she marries Joe Gargery.
At Satis House, about age 8, he meets and falls in love with Estella, and tells Biddy that he wants to become a gentleman. Art by H.
In late December, Dickens wrote to Mary Boyle that "Great Expectations [is] a very great success and universally liked.