Caleb Williams, by William Godwin

Dramatis Personae

MR. FERDINANDO FALKLAND, a high-spirited and highly cultured gentleman, a country squire in “a remote county of England.”

CALEB WILLIAMS, a youth, his secretary, the discoverer of his secret, and the supposed narrator of the consequent events.

MR. COLLINS, Falkland’s steward and Caleb’s friend.

THOMAS, a servant of Falkland’s.

MR. FORESTER, Falkland’s brother-inlaw.

MR. BARNABAS TYRREL, a brutal and tyrannical squire.

MISS EMILY MELVILLE, his cousin and dependent, whom he cruelly maltreats and does to death.

GRIMES, a brutal rustic, suborned by Tyrrel to abduct Miss Melville.

DR. WILSON; MRS. HAMMOND, friends of Miss Melville. MR. HAWKINS, farmer; YOUNG HAWKINS, his son, Victims of Tyrrel’s brutality, and wrongfully hanged as his murderers.

GINES, a robber and thief-taker, instrument of Falkland’s vengeance upon Caleb.

MR. RAYMOND, an “Arcadian” captain of robbers.

LARKINS, one of his band.

AN OLD HAG, housekeeper to the robbers.

A GAOLER.

MISS PEGGY, the gaoler’s daughter.

MRS. MARNEY, a poor gentlewoman, Caleb’s friend in distress.

MR. SPURREL, a friend who informs on Caleb.

MRS. DENISON, a cultivated lady with whom Caleb is for a while on friendly terms.

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