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Chapter 11: Adam rummages around in the carpentry workshop, looking for some wood for his father's coffin. He reminds himself that "there's nothing but what's bearable as long as a man can work." His intention is to gather the appropriate wood and take it into town so his mother isn't disturbed by the noise of construction. He hears light footsteps in the house at around 4:30 a.m.and hopes it may be Hetty, but is pleased to find Dinah instead. "It was like dreaming of the sunshine and awakening in the moonlight," the narrator observes. When Lizbeth comes downstairs they gather for breakfast and Adam tells his mother his plans for the coffin She demands that he build it alone, with no assistance from Seth. In good spirits, he agrees.

Chapter 12: Arthur Donnithorne admires himself in his full-length mirror when he awakens at his father's estate...

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