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J. B. Chapter Summary & Analysis - Scene 1 Summary

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Scene 1 Summary

JB, his wife Sarah, and their five children prepare to sit down for Thanksgiving dinner. Two maids wait nearby. JB says a very brief grace, and as the maids hurry off the family sits down. The maids return with a turkey and the rest of the food. The children comment that God heard their gratitude, and JB agrees, saying that God sent them the turkey and asking the children what day it is. They respond playfully, but Sarah becomes serious, asking them whether they truly have given thanks to God and reminding them that if they forget God, God will forget them.

JB carves and hands out turkey, as Sarah asks each of the children individually whether they thanked God. JB tells her there's no need for her to ask those kinds of questions, since children know the grace of God more readily than adults. He talks...

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