Gabriel finishes work on his steam-powered seed-planter, planning to tour the county hiring it out. He asks Alf to accompany him but Alf turns him down as his feckless mother Caroline has returned and Alf feels he has to look after his young sisters as she is a bad mother.
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[the villagers of Lark Rise and Candleford are singing and dancing to celebrate
The singing and the songs we sang told something about the times in which we lived. It had always felt like the hamlet and all it stood for must last forever. But change *did* come...
[shot of Gabriel's new seed-planting machine in a nearby field
... in the fields and across the whole of the country. It was called "progress". But those old ways live forever in the human heart.
Lark Rise To Candleford Theme
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