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they had an affair.

John wants to act like it never happened, while Abigail wants him never forget it.

john even goes on to say that he would cut off his arm before he touched Abigail again.

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Q: What happened in the past between john proctor and Abigail by the book the crucible by arthur miller?
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In 'the crucible' what happened between Abigail and john proctor in the opening of the play?

they had an affair.

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