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1  "Then I'll step outside," said Venn.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
2  "I can keep secrets," said Venn gently.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
3  "I should like to say a word first," said Venn firmly.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 11 The Dishonesty of an Honest Woman
4  Then I saw Diggory Venn, and was glad to get him to take me home.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
5  Indeed," said Venn earnestly, "she knows nothing whatever about it.
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6  There was a certain obscurity in Eustacia's beauty, and Venn's eye was not trained.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
7  "As the only lady on the heath I think you might," said Venn with subtle indirectness.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
8  The superciliousness that lurked in her manner told Venn that thus far he had utterly failed.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
9  Venn declined, on the plea of it being too early, and stated that his business was with Miss Vye.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
10  Venn passed on through these towards the house of the isolated beauty who lived up among them and despised them.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
11  But her hope was apparently centred upon him; and dismissing his regrets Venn determined to aid her to be happy in her own chosen way.
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12  Rejected suitors take to roaming as naturally as unhived bees; and the business to which he had cynically devoted himself was in many ways congenial to Venn.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
13  Wildeve had told her at their last meeting that Venn had been thrust forward by Mrs. Yeobright as one ready and anxious to take his place as Thomasin's betrothed.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
14  A traveller who should walk and observe any of these visitants as Venn observed them now could feel himself to be in direct communication with regions unknown to man.
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15  That Eustacia was somehow the cause of Wildeve's carelessness in relation to the marriage had at once been Venn's conclusion on hearing of the secret meeting between them.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
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16  When Diggory Venn had gone quite away, Eustacia walked to the bank and looked down the wild and picturesque vale towards the sun, which was also in the direction of Wildeve's.
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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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