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1  The old man knew the meaning of this.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
2  My meaning is just to say how curious I felt.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
3  Then there must have been some meaning in it.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4: 2 He Is Set upon by Adversities but He Sings a Song
4  "That's nearer still to my meaning," he said.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
5  Well, as that's not my fortune there's no meaning in it to me.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day
6  I have come home; and this is how I mean to carry out my plan.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
7  "There, 'tis all gone; and I didn't mean quite all," he said, with a sigh.'
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
8  Olly Dowden at length understood her meaning, and examined the foot indicated.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4: 7 The Tragic Meeting of Two Old Friends
9  By no stretch of meaning could any but a harmless construction be placed upon a single one of the letters themselves.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5: 3 Eustacia Dresses Herself on a Black Morning
10  She looked up at him as if she did not understand the meaning of his long stay with her; her face had worn that look for several days.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
11  But whatever the momentary feeling which caused that flush in her, it went as it came, and she humbly said, "I never mean to be, if I can help it."
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
12  A meaning of the phrase forced itself upon the attention; and an emotional listener's fetichistic mood might have ended in one of more advanced quality.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
13  "Well, I can't understand a quiet ladylike little body like Tamsin Yeobright caring to be married in such a mean way," said Susan Nunsuch, the wide woman, who preferred the original subject.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
14  The great reason with my own personal self for not letting you court me is, that I do not feel the things a woman ought to feel who consents to walk with you with the meaning of being your wife.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
15  The only intelligible meaning in this sky-backed pantomime of silhouettes was that the woman had no relation to the forms who had taken her place, was sedulously avoiding these, and had come thither for another object than theirs.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
16  He had occupied his time in moving with his ponies and load to a new point in the heath, eastward to his previous station; and here he selected a nook with a careful eye to shelter from wind and rain, which seemed to mean that his stay there was to be a comparatively extended one.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
17  She seemed to feel, after a bare look at Diggory Venn, that the man had come on a strange errand, and that he was not so mean as she had thought him; for her close approach did not cause him to writhe uneasily, or shift his feet, or show any of those little signs which escape an ingenuous rustic at the advent of the uncommon in womankind.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
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