What is the matter with you? What has given you offence? (Page 158)
I shall make tea!
Mrs. Sparsit is now staying at Stone Lodge. She walks all over and talks to many characters.
This note says your mother is very sick
In the morning Mrs. Sparsit encroaches on Louisa's duties as a wife and causes more problems between Mr. and Mrs. Bounderby.
First coming upon Reason through the tender light of Fancy, [I] had seen it a beneficent god... not a grim Idol, cruel and cold. (159)
Mrs. Sparsit kisses Mr. Bounderby's hand and then curses him after he leaves.
There is something- not an Ology at all- that your father has missed, or forgotten, Louisa. I don't know what it is.(161)
After Bounderby leaves, Bitzer comes with the news. Louisa quickly leaves.
"She had no inducements to go home, and had rarely gone. Neither, as she approached her old home now, did any of the best influences of the old home descend upon her."(159) Except now Louisa goes home while she contemplates her emotionless.
*Mrs. Gradgrind dies* She apparently had been thinking on what her children were lacking while talking to Sissy.