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1  She heard a pleasant voice in every breeze, and in every bird's note seemed to lurk a joy.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XVI
2  They marked the buoyancy of her tread, like the skim of a bird which has not quite alighted.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXI
3  Meanwhile the trees were just as green as before; the birds sang and the sun shone as clearly now as ever.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
4  Thus the reception of Tess by her fancied kinswoman terminated, and the birds were taken back to their quarters.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: IX
5  Tess, between the Amazons and the farmer, like a bird caught in a clap-net, returned no answer, continuing to pull the straw.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIII
6  For four impassioned ones around that table the sunshine of the morning went out at a stroke, and the birds muffled their song.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
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7  The bird's-eye perspective before her was not so luxuriantly beautiful, perhaps, as that other one which she knew so well; yet it was more cheering.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XVI
8  To speak absolutely, both instrument and execution were poor; but the relative is all, and as she listened Tess, like a fascinated bird, could not leave the spot.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XIX
9  She could hear the rustling of the branches as he ascended the adjoining slope, till his movements were no louder than the hopping of a bird, and finally died away.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: XI
10  The atmosphere turned pale, the birds shook themselves in the hedges, arose, and twittered; the lane showed all its white features, and Tess showed hers, still whiter.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
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11  Above them rose the primaeval yews and oaks of The Chase, in which there poised gentle roosting birds in their last nap; and about them stole the hopping rabbits and hares.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
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12  He had wished to know, finally, in the name of his mother, if Tess could really come to manage the old lady's fowl-farm or not; the lad who had hitherto superintended the birds having proved untrustworthy.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
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13  It was no mature woman with a long dark vista of intrigue behind her who was tormented thus, but a girl of simple life, not yet one-and twenty, who had been caught during her days of immaturity like a bird in a springe.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
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14  Walking among the sleeping birds in the hedges, watching the skipping rabbits on a moonlit warren, or standing under a pheasant-laden bough, she looked upon herself as a figure of Guilt intruding into the haunts of Innocence.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIII
15  The lower rooms were entirely given over to the birds, who walked about them with a proprietary air, as though the place had been built by themselves, and not by certain dusty copyholders who now lay east and west in the churchyard.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
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16  It was always beautiful from here; it was terribly beautiful to Tess to-day, for since her eyes last fell upon it she had learnt that the serpent hisses where the sweet birds sing, and her views of life had been totally changed for her by the lesson.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XII
17  But there was no need for caution; not a soul was at hand, and Tess went onward with fortitude, her recollection of the birds' silent endurance of their night of agony impressing upon her the relativity of sorrows and the tolerable nature of her own, if she could once rise high enough to despise opinion.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLII
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