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

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Book 7: Chapter 5 Summary

The day after Lucy's visit, the weather changes, and the rains come. Dr. Kenn has been forced to let her go because of the gossip. Then she has a letter from Stephen begging her to change her mind. He tells her that he will never love anyone else.

The water is coming into her room now, and she wakes Bob and lights a candle for him. The boats crash into the house, and she and Bob try to free them and decide what to do, but before they can do anything, the boat she is in breaks loose and is driven out into the water. Once she gets her bearings, she takes the oars and resists the rapids to try to get to the mill to rescue Tom and her mother.

When she gets to her old home, the water has...

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