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Don Quixote - Part 1, Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 7 Summary

Cervantes comments that, because of the laziness of the friends in going through Quixote's inventory of great and rare books, a few priceless titles were probably lost to the ages that night. Quixote suddenly starts awake in a fit, and they have to restrain him and force him back to bed to calm him down. They give him some food, and he goes back to sleep. They all are amazed at his affliction. The curate and barber recommend the remedy of having the room in which all the books were kept walled completely up so that Quixote is no longer able to find it and remind himself of what was in it now that all of his books are gone to the flame. They do so, and Quixote looks around his house quizzically for the room. When he finally asks his niece and housekeeper what...

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