The Mill on the Floss


The Mill on the Floss

by George Eliot

“In their death they were not divided.”


Contents

BOOK FIRST. BOY AND GIRL.

Chapter I. Outside Dorlcote Mill
Chapter II. Mr Tulliver, of Dorlcote Mill, Declares His Resolution about Tom
Chapter III. Mr Riley Gives His Advice Concerning a School for Tom
Chapter IV. Tom Is Expected
Chapter V. Tom Comes Home
Chapter VI. The Aunts and Uncles Are Coming
Chapter VII. Enter the Aunts and Uncles
Chapter VIII. Mr Tulliver Shows His Weaker Side
Chapter IX. To Garum Firs
Chapter X. Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected
Chapter XI. Maggie Tries to Run away from Her Shadow
Chapter XII. Mr and Mrs Glegg at Home
Chapter XIII. Mr Tulliver Further Entangles the Skein of Life

BOOK SECOND. SCHOOL-TIME.

Chapter I. Tom’s “First Half”
Chapter II. The Christmas Holidays
Chapter III. The New Schoolfellow
Chapter IV. “The Young Idea”
Chapter V. Maggie’s Second Visit
Chapter VI. A Love-Scene
Chapter VII. The Golden Gates Are Passed

BOOK THIRD. THE DOWNFALL.

Chapter I. What Had Happened at Home
Chapter II. Mrs Tulliver’s Teraphim, or Household Gods
Chapter III. The Family Council
Chapter IV. A Vanishing Gleam
Chapter V. Tom Applies His Knife to the Oyster
Chapter VI. Tending to Refute the Popular Prejudice against the Present of a Pocket-Knife
Chapter VII. How a Hen Takes to Stratagem
Chapter VIII. Daylight on the Wreck
Chapter IX. An Item Added to the Family Register

BOOK FOURTH. THE VALLEY OF HUMILIATION.

Chapter I. A Variation of Protestantism Unknown to Bossuet
Chapter II. The Torn Nest Is Pierced by the Thorns
Chapter III. A Voice from the Past

BOOK FIFTH. WHEAT AND TARES.

Chapter I. In the Red Deeps
Chapter II. Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob’s Thumb
Chapter III. The Wavering Balance
Chapter IV. Another Love-Scene
Chapter V. The Cloven Tree
Chapter VI. The Hard-Won Triumph
Chapter VII. A Day of Reckoning

BOOK SIXTH. THE GREAT TEMPTATION.

Chapter I. A Duet in Paradise
Chapter II. First Impressions
Chapter III. Confidential Moments
Chapter IV. Brother and Sister
Chapter V. Showing That Tom Had Opened the Oyster
Chapter VI. Illustrating the Laws of Attraction
Chapter VII. Philip Re-enters
Chapter VIII. Wakem in a New Light
Chapter IX. Charity in Full-Dress
Chapter X. The Spell Seems Broken
Chapter XI. In the Lane
Chapter XII. A Family Party
Chapter XIII. Borne Along by the Tide
Chapter XIV. Waking

BOOK SEVENTH. THE FINAL RESCUE.

Chapter I. The Return to the Mill
Chapter II. St Ogg’s Passes Judgment
Chapter III. Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable of Surprising Us
Chapter IV. Maggie and Lucy
Chapter V. The Last Conflict

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