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The Mill on the Floss - Book 1: Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1: Chapter 10 Summary

Tom is being particularly obnoxious outdoors, deliberately ignoring Maggie and playing with Lucy. He takes Lucy to the lake although they are forbidden to leave the garden. When Maggie follows, he tells her to go away, that she wasn't invited to come with them; so Maggie, true to form, pushes Lucy into the mud. Tom takes the little girl to the house and hands her over to the maid, telling her that it was Maggie who pushed her into the mud. Mrs. Pullet, of course, points out that she has been saying that the Tulliver children, particularly Maggie, were going to come to no good end. Mrs. Tulliver sends Tom to get Maggie, but she is nowhere to be found. Thinking she might have gone on home, they have the carriage brought so they might look for her on the way...

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