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theme
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
  • Mrs. Tulliver's thoughts had been temporarily diverted from the quarrel with Mrs. Glegg by millinery and maternal cares, but now the great theme of the bonnet was thrown into perspective, and the children were out of the way, yesterday's anxieties recurred.
    1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- To Garum Firs (70% in)
  • "We learned Latin," said Tom, pausing a little between each item, as if he were turning over the books in his school-desk to assist his memory,—"a good deal of Latin; and the last year I did Themes, one week in Latin and one in English; and Greek and Roman history; and Euclid; and I began Algebra, but I left it off again; and we had one day every week for Arithmetic.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- Tom Applies His Knife to the Oyster (34% in)

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