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1  "Only the wind," said the turf-cutter.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
2  Thrown out on the winds it became twined in with them, and with them it flew away.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
3  The wind, indeed, seemed made for the scene, as the scene seemed made for the hour.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
4  Winter again came round, with its winds, frosts, tame robins, and sparkling starlight.
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Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
5  Then Egdon was aroused to reciprocity; for the storm was its lover, and the wind its friend.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
6  Egdon Heth is a bad place to get lost in, and the winds do huffle queerer tonight than ever I heard 'em afore.'
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
7  I'm as dry as a kex with biding up here in the wind, and I haven't seen the colour of drink since nammet-time today.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
8  Their presence was denoted by sounds as of a congregation praying humbly, produced by their rubbing against each other in the slow wind.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
9  It might reasonably have been supposed that she was listening to the wind, which rose somewhat as the night advanced, and laid hold of the attention.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
10  Throughout the blowing of these plaintive November winds that note bore a great resemblance to the ruins of human song which remain to the throat of fourscore and ten.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
11  No sooner was Andrey asleep and the first whiff of neighbour Yeobright's wind had got inside Andrey's clarinet than everyone in church feeled in a moment there was a great soul among 'em.'
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
12  He had spent the time in working about the premises, sweeping leaves from the garden paths, cutting dead stalks from the flower beds, and nailing up creepers which had been displaced by the autumn winds.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 6 Thomasin Argues with Her Cousin, and He Writes a Letter
13  There were no sounds but that of the booming wind upon the stretch of tawny herbage around them, the crackling wheels, the tread of the men, and the footsteps of the two shaggy ponies which drew the van.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
14  Here the trees, laden heavily with their new and humid leaves, were now suffering more damage than during the highest winds of winter, when the boughs are especially disencumbered to do battle with the storm.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
15  One inwardly saw the infinity of those combined multitudes; and perceived that each of the tiny trumpets was seized on entered, scoured and emerged from by the wind as thoroughly as if it were as vast as a crater.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
16  Her back was towards the wind, which blew from the northwest; but whether she had avoided that aspect because of the chilly gusts which played about her exceptional position, or because her interest lay in the southeast, did not at first appear.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
17  Then the whole black phenomenon beneath represented Limbo as viewed from the brink by the sublime Florentine in his vision, and the muttered articulations of the wind in the hollows were as complaints and petitions from the "souls of mighty worth" suspended therein.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
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