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1  Then, far beyond the ploughing-teams, a black speck was seen.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVI
2  Her black eyes flashed up to his face for one moment by way of answer.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XL
3  A little way off there was another indistinct figure; this one black, with a sustained hiss that spoke of strength very much in reserve.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVII
4  No; it was not her hair: it was a black stream of something oozing from her basket, and it glistened like a slimy snake in the cold still rays of the moon.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: X
5  A fortnight later, when the snow had gone, and had been followed by a hard black frost, she took advantage of the state of the roads to try the experiment.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIV
6  The young girls formed, indeed, the majority of the band, and their heads of luxuriant hair reflected in the sunshine every tone of gold, and black, and brown.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
7  From the proportions of a mere point it advanced to the shape of a ninepin, and was soon perceived to be a man in black, arriving from the direction of Flintcomb-Ash.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVI
8  His form beside her light gray figure looked black, sinister, and forbidding, and she felt as sarcasm the touch of the jewels of which she had been momentarily so proud.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXV
9  He leant back against the hives, and with upturned face made observations on the stars, whose cold pulses were beating amid the black hollows above, in serene dissociation from these two wisps of human life.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
10  Those black angularities which his face had used to put on when his wishes were thwarted now did duty in picturing the incorrigible backslider who would insist upon turning again to his wallowing in the mire.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLV
11  He had an almost swarthy complexion, with full lips, badly moulded, though red and smooth, above which was a well-groomed black moustache with curled points, though his age could not be more than three- or four-and-twenty.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: V
12  She was oddly dressed to-night, and presented a somewhat staring aspect, her attire being a gown bleached by many washings, with a short black jacket over it, the effect of the whole being that of a wedding and funeral guest in one.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: L
13  As the looking-glass was only large enough to reflect a very small portion of Tess's person at one time, Mrs Durbeyfield hung a black cloak outside the casement, and so made a large reflector of the panes, as it is the wont of bedecking cottagers to do.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: VII
14  At first she would not look straight up at him, but her eyes soon lifted, and his plumbed the deepness of the ever-varying pupils, with their radiating fibrils of blue, and black, and gray, and violet, while she regarded him as Eve at her second waking might have regarded Adam.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXVII
15  At some unnatural hour of the morning the dairyman had caused the yawning chimney-corner to be whitened, and the brick hearth reddened, and a blazing yellow damask blower to be hung across the arch in place of the old grimy blue cotton one with a black sprig pattern which had formerly done duty there.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXIII
16  The shovelfuls of loam, black as jet, brought there by the river when it was as wide as the whole valley, were an essence of soils, pounded champaigns of the past, steeped, refined, and subtilized to extraordinary richness, out of which came all the fertility of the mead, and of the cattle grazing there.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXI
17  A year had now elapsed since her sad marriage, but she had preserved sufficient draperies from the wreck of her then full wardrobe to clothe her very charmingly as a simple country girl with no pretensions to recent fashion; a soft gray woollen gown, with white crape quilling against the pink skin of her face and neck, and a black velvet jacket and hat.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIV
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