Adam Bede - Study Guide Chapters 6-10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6: A bucolic scene unfolds with Dinah Morris' aunt Judith Poyser trying to interest her in working in the barn while Nancy bakes pies in the oven and Hetty Sorrel polishes the furniture at the ancestral Hall Farm. The landlord, Squire Donnithorne, drops by for a visit and tells Mrs. Poyser he'd like to speak to her husband about raising horses. When he learns that Hetty is working at the dairy, he decides to stop and say hello. The squire tells Mrs. Poyser that he might like to farm the land they lease someday. But she says he wouldn't enjoy it because "farming is putting money into your pocket wi' your right hand and fetching it out wi' your left."

Chapter 7: Hetty blushes flirtatiously when Arthur Donnithorn speaks to her, inviting her to dance with him at a celebration on his estate July 30. Mrs. Poyser...

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