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The Mill on the Floss - Book 7: Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Book 7: Chapter 4 Summary

Dr. Kenn is unable to convince his parishioners of Maggie's innocence, and he is unable to find her employment, so he hires her as a governess for his own children. However, now the gossip is about Maggie and the good Rector. Lucy comes to see her secretly although her parents have forbidden it. Lucy understands and forgives. Maggie assures her that Stephen will come back eventually and marry her.

Book 7: Chapter 4 Analysis

Maggie has no intention of trying to pursue a life with Stephen for the same reasons that she deserted him and came home. Her conscience will not permit her to be unfaithful to those who have loved her.

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