A fit of coughing took her—a very slight one—he raised her in his arms; she put her two hands about his neck, her face changed, and she was dead.

Frances, Hindley’s wife, dies

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Death

A fit of coughing took her—a very slight one—he raised her in his arms; she put her two hands about his neck, her face changed, and she was dead.

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Nelly worries about how Hindley will react to his wife's death
Hindley's behavior causes nearly all of the servants to leave

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