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The Sacrifice - Study Guide Chapters 17 and 18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Seventeen

Elizabeth had only been twenty-four years old. Abby felt an overwhelming sadness. She cried and said prayers for Daniel, her mother and Grandpappy. They would all have to live the rest of their lives without their lovely Elizabeth. Dorothy yelled for help and surprisingly a jailer responded. She asked him to send for her family because Elizabeth had passed away. Dorothy waded back in the rat-infested water and gave a good swift kick to a rat that swam up to her.

Aunt Elizabeth's death seemed to have given Dorothy new courage, at least temporarily. Dorothy told Abby to tear a piece of her under garment off so they could clean the blood from Elizabeth's face. Next Dorothy combed and arranged her hair. She was gaunt and pale but at least the girls made her presentable. The next day, Hannah, Uncle Daniel, Grandpappy and...

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