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The Sacrifice - Chapters 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

Kathleen Benner Duble
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Chapters 3 and 4 Summary

Chapter Three

As they neared the meetinghouse, Abigail saw her cousin, Steven, who had goaded her into racing with him. He stuck his tongue out at her and she did the same in return. There was silence as Abby and her siblings started to enter the meetinghouse. Dorothy whispered that her behavior was causing all of them to suffer. Abby felt relief when she saw her Aunt Elizabeth and Uncle Daniel who told her not to pay attention to the congregation. Dorothy claimed that their father was being punished for Abby's actions an idea which Aunt Elizabeth quickly dismissed. As Abigail entered the meetinghouse, she knew it would be a difficult day. The sermon would be long and it would all be directed at her.

Abigail was uncomfortable in more than just an emotional way. Her body ached and she couldn't find a comfortable position...

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