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Daughters of the House Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 37, The Package Summary

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Chapter 37, The Package Summary

Madeleine and Léonie stay on past the beginning of the school term. After Antoinette's death, the postman often comes to the house to drop off letters of condolence. From the postman's gossip, Léonie learns that the priest has had the bones buried in the corner of the cemetery as quickly and quietly as possible. Léonie and Thérèse walk to the white mailbox at the end of the lane, and Thérèse insists that, as daughter of the house, she should have the right to open the mailbox with the small key.

The girls collect the letters, but the postman cycles back, throwing a small package over the gate. The package, addressed to Thérèse, contains letters that Antoinette sent to her sister at the convent during the...

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