- I was sure that you meant to cleave to me, as you had said; that you had rejected him; that you struggled to renounce him, for Lucy's sake and for mine.7.3 -- Book 7 Chapter 3 -- Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable…. (63% in)
- Don't look away from me to that cloven tree; it is a bad omen."5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- Another Love-Scene (72% in)
- Chapter V The Cloven Tree Secrets are rarely betrayed or discovered according to any programme our fear has sketched out.5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Cloven Tree (0% in)
There are no more uses of "cleave" in The Mill on the Floss.
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