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The Sacrifice - Chapters 21, 22 and 23 Summary & Analysis

Kathleen Benner Duble
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Chapters 21, 22 and 23 Summary

Chapter Twenty-One

It was Abby's turn to testify. The magistrate prompted her repeatedly to speak. Hannah spoke up and told Abby to answer the questions. She kept hesitating until the entire meetinghouse was chanting for her to speak. She finally admitted that her mother had told her to do it. She fell in the pew sobbing. She told Dorothy that she didn't lie because her mother had told her to "do it" - to stand there and testify. Hannah was immediately arrested. Abby worried about her and the baby and whether they could withstand the horrible conditions in prison. Would her mother die like Elizabeth did?

As Abby saw her mother being taken away and looked at her father who was praying but did not try to stop them. Abby realized she was her mother's daughter. She stood and cried out. She stopped the constable...

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