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The Mill on the Floss - Book 3: Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Book 3: Chapter 9 Summary

Tulliver runs the mill, but he resents working for Wakem. One evening, he has Tom come into the parlor and orders him to write in the family Bible that Edward Tulliver took service under John Wakem, the man who helped ruin him, because he promised his wife and he wanted to die in the place where he was born and his father was born, but that he doesn't forgive Wakem; he will serve him honestly, but he wishes evil may befall him.

Book 3: Chapter 9 Analysis

While he can't take vengeance on Wakem and get back at him for putting him in the position he is in, he can vent it by putting it in the Bible. After all, if it's in the Bible, it's written in stone and will come about.

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