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Unformatted text preview: novel. Mr. Poyser An industrious and responsible tenant who is proprietor of the Hall Farm and uncle of Hetty Sorrel. Bartle Massey An abrasive old gentleman with an obsessive prejudice against women. The local schoolmaster. Lisbeth Adam's mother, an insecure old woman who complains ceaselessly. Seth Adam's brother, a gentle young man who stands by Adam with steadfast loyalty. Mrs. Irwine Mr. Irwine's mother, an aristocratic old lady. Miss Kate and Miss Anne Mr. Irwine's maiden sisters. Anne is an invalid. Squire Donnithorne Arthur's grandfather, owner of the estate. He is a dry, unpleasant, hypocritically polite old man. Lydia Donnithorne Arthur's aunt, a staid, formal spinster. Molly A servant girl at the Hall Farm. Marty and Tommy The Poysers' sons. Totty The Poysers' three-year-old daughter, her mother's favorite....
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- Fall '05
- Adam Bede