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Cornelia does not like Griet's presence in their home. She does not like the relationship she perceives between Griet and her father, and thus, sets about trying get Griet into trouble and thrown out of their home. Cornelia steals items and plants them among Griet's things. Her plan does not work, however, and it is Cornelia who is punished.
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