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The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss

by George Eliot

The Mill on the Floss Conclusion Summary

  • The narrator jumps back in to tell us that St. Ogg’s and the surrounding area quickly recovered after the flood. Tom and Maggie were the only victims.
  • The mill was rebuilt.
  • Tom and Maggie were buried together and the narrator tells us that two men often visited their tomb.
  • One man had a female companion, years later.
  • The other man always came by himself.
  • We can assume this is Stephen with Lucy, and Philip.
  • On the tomb, the names of Tom and Maggie were written along with a line: "In their death they were not divided."

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