Ruth Hall and Other Writings - Chapters LXXXI - XC Summary & Analysis

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Chapters LXXXI - XC Summary

Chapter LXXXI begins with a rain storm that lasts for seven days. As the sun finally starts to return, Dr. Hall realizes that his basement is flooded and he needs to retrieve some hams that are hanging down there before they go bad. Mrs. Hall calls little Katy and tries to force her to do the job. Katy is very frightened, but Mrs. Hall tells her that she owns her now. Katy must do what she says. Suddenly, Ruth appears in the doorway just in time to save her child. The old couple argues with her that the law says they own Katy, because Ruth cannot support her. Ruth triumphantly announces that she now has more than enough money to support her daughters and herself. She and Katy leave the house by way of a coach driven...

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