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The Mill on the Floss - Book 6: Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Book 6: Chapter 4 Summary

Tom is rooming in Bob Jakin's house. Bob is married now and is doing well in business. Maggie goes to Tom's room and asks him to absolve her from her promise regarding Philip. She wants to see him. She assures him that there will never be anything secret between them again. She tells him that she will not see him alone but only with Lucy and others. He tells her that if she has a love relationship with Philip, he will never see her again.

In another foreshadowing, Tom says, "I have no confidence in you, Maggie. You would be led away to do anything."

He reminds her that he had wanted her to live with her Aunt Pullet until he could provide for her until she was married but that she will not submit to be guided. She tells him...

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