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The Mill on the Floss - Book 5: Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Book 5: Chapter 7 Summary

The victory dinner is held, and Mr. Tulliver makes a speech about his own honest principles; in typical fashion, he condemns the rascals who robbed him of his livelihood. Mr. Deane also speaks briefly and praises Tom for his general character and conduct. Tom speaks briefly and is roundly applauded, so his father feels entitled to tell everyone about the money he spent on his son's education.

Mr. Tulliver gets on his horse and is on his way home when he meets Mr. Wakem. He angrily tells him that he is quitting his job and forces Wakem's horse to unseat him. Mr. Tulliver gets off of his horse and is going to attack Wakem physically, but Maggie has come out of the house and restrains him. Wakem leaves; Mr. Tulliver is led into the house by his daughter, and he takes...

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