The family starts their journey leaving Jewel behind for now Chapter 26 The

The family starts their journey leaving jewel behind

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The family starts their journey, leaving Jewel behind for now.
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Chapter 26 The family passes Tull’s house in the first leg of their journey to Jefferson. Anse is still complaining that Jewel has no respect for Addie. Darl laughs as Jewel comes into view with his horse. Anse wants no blame for the way his boys are acting.
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Chapter 27 Jewel rides up three hundred yards behind the wagon in what Darl describes as a "dreamlike" sequence (27.2). The family passes a sign announcing that New Hope Church is three miles away. Cash warns that the corpse will start to smell soon. He also worries that the ill-balanced coffin will fall from the wagon. Galloping swiftly alongside or in front of the wagon, Jewel’s horse kicks dirt onto Addie’s coffin. Cash takes care to remove the dirt stain with wet leaves.
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Chapter 28 Anse complains that hard-working people like himself never get any breaks in life. The family passes Samson’s farm to find another bridge ruined by the bad weather. Anse, still cursing his bad luck, takes solace in the fact that he will soon get some new teeth.
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Chapter 29 Samson and some local farmers watch the Bundrens’ wagon pass by. One of them, named Quick,
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