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The Thirteenth Tale Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part Two, Middles: Hester Arrives, The Box of Lives, and The Eye in the Yew, Summary

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Part Two, Middles: Hester Arrives, The Box of Lives, and The Eye in the Yew, Summary

Margaret returns to Yorkshire where Miss Winter resumes her story without asking Margaret what she has discovered. Miss Winter resumes her story by telling how the villagers felt that now that Isabelle was gone a governess should be arranged to care for the girls. The doctor took this task upon himself. The Missus was happy about the idea, believing the girls needed someone young to care for them since she was struggling to keep up with them now that her sight and hearing were beginning to fade. John-the-dig was not happy, though, uncomfortable with the idea of a stranger coming to live at Angelfield House. When the governess, Hester Barrow, arrived, the girls hid in the nursery, expecting Hester...

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