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1  It was only then that her still face showed the least emotion, a tear or two beginning to trickle down.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XII
2  The beginning of November found its date still in abeyance, though he asked her at the most tempting times.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXII
3  It was indispensable to do something, for she was beginning to shiver, the sheet being but a poor protection.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXVII
4  From the beginning of the interview Joan had disclosed her embarrassment by keeping her hand to the side of her cheek.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 7 Fulfilment: LIV
5  Every sound of his voice beginning on the old subject stirred her with a terrifying bliss, and she coveted the recantation she feared.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXIX
6  But the unconscious Mr Clare had gone indoors, and they saw him no more; and, the shades beginning to deepen, they crept into their beds.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XXI
7  Clare was relieved at this change, for the effect on her of what had happened was beginning to be a trouble to him only less than the woe of the disclosure itself.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXV
8  However, as harvest was now beginning, she had simply to remove from the pasture to the stubble to find plenty of further occupation, and this continued till harvest was done.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLI
9  The wide acreage of blank agricultural brownness, apparent where the swedes had been pulled, was beginning to be striped in wales of darker brown, gradually broadening to ribands.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVI
10  Tess, however, had undergone such painful experiences of this kind in her father's house that the discovery of their condition spoilt the pleasure she was beginning to feel in the moonlight journey.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: X
11  They followed the way till they reached the beginning of the ascent, on the crest of which the vehicle from Trantridge was to receive her, this limit having been fixed to save the horse the labour of the last slope.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: VII
12  The days of declining autumn which followed her assent, beginning with the month of October, formed a season through which she lived in spiritual altitudes more nearly approaching ecstasy than any other period of her life.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXI
13  The men who sat nearest considerately turned their faces towards the other end of the field, some of them beginning to smoke; one, with absent-minded fondness, regretfully stroking the jar that would no longer yield a stream.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
14  In the interim Tess, left with the children inside the bedstead, remained talking with them awhile, till, seeing that no more could be done to make them comfortable just then, she walked about the churchyard, now beginning to be embrowned by the shades of nightfall.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: LII
15  They crept along towards a point in the expanse of shade just at hand at which a feeble light was beginning to assert its presence, a spot where, by day, a fitful white streak of steam at intervals upon the dark green background denoted intermittent moments of contact between their secluded world and modern life.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXX
16  They were busily "unhaling" the rick, that is, stripping off the thatch before beginning to throw down the sheaves; and while this was in progress Izz and Tess, with the other women-workers, in their whitey-brown pinners, stood waiting and shivering, Farmer Groby having insisted upon their being on the spot thus early to get the job over if possible by the end of the day.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVII
17  For the fact that it was this said thirty-first cousin, Mr d'Urberville, who had fallen in love with her, a gentleman not altogether local, whose reputation as a reckless gallant and heartbreaker was beginning to spread beyond the immediate boundaries of Trantridge, lent Tess's supposed position, by its fearsomeness, a far higher fascination that it would have exercised if unhazardous.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIII
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