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1  She was a really generous girl, and allowed no further bitterness to mar their adieux.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XL
2  He had allowed her to free herself; and in a minute or two the milking of each was resumed.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XXIV
3  Had she not come home, her mother and the children might probably have been allowed to stay on as weekly tenants.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 6 The Convert: LI
4  As soon as the nerveless pause of her surprise would allow her to stir, her impulse was to pass on out of his sight.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 6 The Convert: XLV
5  And the distance being fifteen miles each way she would have to allow herself a long day for the undertaking by rising early.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIV
6  When Wordsworth was enthroned they carried pocket copies; and when Shelley was belittled they allowed him to grow dusty on their shelves.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
7  D'Urberville looked round upon her, nipped his cigar with the tips of his large white centre-teeth, and allowed his lips to smile slowly of themselves.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: VIII
8  So he allowed his mind to be occupied with her, deeming his preoccupation to be no more than a philosopher's regard of an exceedingly novel, fresh, and interesting specimen of womankind.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XX
9  The meads were changing now; but it was still warm enough in early afternoons before milking to idle there awhile, and the state of dairy-work at this time of year allowed a spare hour for idling.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXII
10  The little ones kneeling round, their sleepy eyes blinking and red, awaited her preparations full of a suspended wonder which their physical heaviness at that hour would not allow to become active.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
11  A curious fetishistic fear of this grimy volume on the part of her mother prevented her ever allowing it to stay in the house all night, and hither it was brought back whenever it had been consulted.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: III
12  A few days, accordingly, were all that she allowed herself here, at the end of which time she received a short note from Clare, informing her that he had gone to the North of England to look at a farm.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXVIII
13  Tess was not skilful in the management of a horse, but she thought that she could take upon herself the entire conduct of the load for the present and allow Abraham to go to sleep if he wished to do so.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
14  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.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
15  This fashionable watering-place, with its eastern and its western stations, its piers, its groves of pines, its promenades, and its covered gardens, was, to Angel Clare, like a fairy place suddenly created by the stroke of a wand, and allowed to get a little dusty.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 7 Fulfilment: LV
16  The front door being open she could see straight through the house into the garden at the back as far as the shades of night would allow; and nobody appearing to her knock, she traversed the dwelling and went up the path to the outhouse whence the sound had attracted her.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: X
17  Hearing of the baby's illness, he had conscientiously gone to the house after nightfall to perform the rite, and, unaware that the refusal to admit him had come from Tess's father and not from Tess, he could not allow the plea of necessity for its irregular administration.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
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