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Madame Bovary Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2: Chapter 7 Summary

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Part 2: Chapter 7 Summary

The next day the sheriff comes to take inventory of all the Bovarys' property. She is stoical as they go through all her property including all the love letters she had saved from Rodolphe. She has somehow managed to keep Charles from finding out about their current state.

The next day, she leaves for Rouen determined to call on every banker she has ever heard of. She even convinces Leon to go out in search of money for her bail. He does not like the request and he promises to come to Yonville the next day. At the end of the day, she must return home. She does so with Homais on board. When Homais sees the beggar, he offers to help him find a cure for his affliction. That night she falls asleep to the idea that something extraordinary might happen to save her...

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