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1  Tess took it up, and her mother started.
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2  "Bless thy simplicity, Tess," said her companions.
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3  Tess looked out of the door, and took a mental journey through Marlott.
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4  As for Tess Durbeyfield, she did not so easily dislodge the incident from her consideration.
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5  Tess Durbeyfield at this time of her life was a mere vessel of emotion untinctured by experience.
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6  So matters stood when Tess opened the door and paused upon the mat within it, surveying the scene.
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7  No ditty floated into Blackmoor Vale from the outer world but Tess's mother caught up its notation in a week.
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8  Returning along the garden path Tess mused on what the mother could have wished to ascertain from the book on this particular day.
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9  He took almost the first that came to hand, which was not the speaker, as she had expected; nor did it happen to be Tess Durbeyfield.
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10  Tess, being left alone with the younger children, went first to the outhouse with the fortune-telling book, and stuffed it into the thatch.
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11  As he fell out of the dance his eyes lighted on Tess Durbeyfield, whose own large orbs wore, to tell the truth, the faintest aspect of reproach that he had not chosen her.
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12  There stood her mother amid the group of children, as Tess had left her, hanging over the Monday washing-tub, which had now, as always, lingered on to the end of the week.
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13  Tess's pride would not allow her to turn her head again, to learn what her father's meaning was, if he had any; and thus she moved on with the whole body to the enclosure where there was to be dancing on the green.
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14  Pedigree, ancestral skeletons, monumental record, the d'Urberville lineaments, did not help Tess in her life's battle as yet, even to the extent of attracting to her a dancing-partner over the heads of the commonest peasantry.
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15  There was an interval of four years and more between Tess and the next of the family, the two who had filled the gap having died in their infancy, and this lent her a deputy-maternal attitude when she was alone with her juniors.
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16  There still faintly beamed from the woman's features something of the freshness, and even the prettiness, of her youth; rendering it probable that the personal charms which Tess could boast of were in main part her mother's gift, and therefore unknightly, unhistorical.
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17  Her mother bore Tess no ill-will for leaving the housework to her single-handed efforts for so long; indeed, Joan seldom upbraided her thereon at any time, feeling but slightly the lack of Tess's assistance whilst her instinctive plan for relieving herself of her labours lay in postponing them.
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