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1  A beauty, with a white face and a mane as black as night.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
2  Their black figures sank and disappeared from against the sky.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
3  Some were large and near, glowing scarlet-red from the shade, like wounds in a black hide.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
4  Her black hair was looser now than either of them had ever seen it before, and surrounded her brow like a forest.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
5  Her face, encompassed by the blackness of the receding heath, showed whitely, and with-out half-lights, like a cameo.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
6  Finally she tied a bit of black thread round the upper part of the head, in faint resemblance to a snood worn for confining the hair.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
7  And so the obscurity in the air and the obscurity in the land closed together in a black fraternization towards which each advanced halfway.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
8  Halfway down the hill the path ran near a knot of stunted hollies, which in the general darkness of the scene stood as the pupil in a black eye.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 4 Rough Coercion Is Employed
9  Yeobright strained his eyes across the dark-green patch beyond the paling, and near the black form of the Maypole he discerned a shadowy figure, sauntering idly up and down.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
10  Yeobright searched his desk, and taking out a sheet of tissue-paper unfolded from it two or three undulating locks of raven hair, which fell over the paper like black streams.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
11  The live adder regarded the assembled group with a sinister look in its small black eye, and the beautiful brown and jet pattern on its back seemed to intensify with indignation.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 7 The Tragic Meeting of Two Old Friends
12  It was quite open to the heath on each side, and bisected that vast dark surface like the parting-line on a head of black hair, diminishing and bending away on the furthest horizon.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
13  Across the upper part of her head she wore a thin fillet of black velvet, restraining the luxuriance of her shady hair, in a way which added much to this class of majesty by irregularly clouding her forehead.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
14  Some were blasted and split as if by lightning, black stains as from fire marking their sides, while the ground at their feet was strewn with dead fir-needles and heaps of cones blown down in the gales of past years.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 5 The Journey across the Heath
15  At one side of Clym's house was a knoll, and on the top of the knoll a clump of fir trees so highly thrust up into the sky that their foliage from a distance appeared as a black spot in the air above the crown of the hill.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 5 The Journey across the Heath
16  The writing had originally been traced on white paper, but the letter had now assumed a pale red tinge from the accident of its situation; and the black strokes of writing thereon looked like the twigs of a winter hedge against a vermilion sunset.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
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.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
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