a gentleman who waited on her from <a friend abroad>

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park sang joon

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Korean
The narrator recalls his adolescence.
After his young, charming wife died of a disease, he took a long journey, during which he would think he and his old friend Agnes would have fallen for one another.
He came to his great aunt's house, and then he visited Agnes, who lives with her father, a retired lawyer Mr. Wikfield, operating a school at a neighboring village.
Chapter 60 AGNES
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I requested the new maid who admitted me, to tell Miss Wickfield that a gentleman who waited on her from a friend abroad, was there; and I was shown up the grave old staircase (cautioned of the steps I knew so well), into the unchanged drawing-room.
[David Copperfield by Charles Dickens]
I'd like to know if "from a friend abroad" qualifies "a gentleman."
Thank you in advance for your help.
 
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