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The Mill on the Floss - Book 1: Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1: Chapter 11 Summary

Maggie, meanwhile, has gone to look for gypsies. She has always been told that she looks like one, so she decides to just abandon her family and find a gypsy family she can live with. She has dreams of teaching them and sharing her knowledge with them. She is lost, but she keeps walking because she knows of a field where they tend to camp. She does, at last, find a gypsy family and carries on a conversation with them, trying to impress them with her superior knowledge. She asks where the gypsy queen is. She suggests that if that queen should die, she, Maggie, would like to take her place. The men come soon and they go through Maggie's things and return them, all except her little silver thimble.

They try to feed her, but she finds the food unpalatable...

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