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1  Yet, upon the whole, neither the man nor the woman lost dignity by sudden death.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
2  Two were corpses, one had barely escaped the jaws of death, another was sick and a widow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
3  Hence she hated Sundays when all was at rest, and often said they would be the death of her.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
4  However, she's tired to death now, and not at all well, and that's what makes her so restless.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
5  Then his distress had overwhelmed him, and he longed for death as a field labourer longs for the shade.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 1 "Wherefore Is Light Given to Him That Is in Misery"
6  They stood silently looking upon Eustacia, who, as she lay there still in death, eclipsed all her living phases.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
7  Endurance and despair, equanimity and gloom, the tints of health and the pallor of death, mingled weirdly in his face.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
8  How to discover a solution to this riddle of death seemed a query of more importance than highest problems of the living.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
9  At the death of his father a neighbouring gentleman had kindly undertaken to give the boy a start, and this assumed the form of sending him to Budmouth.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
10  Yeobright gave him some particulars of her illness and death, and continued: "After this no kind of pain will ever seem more than an indisposition to me."
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
11  It indicates a spontaneous, Promethean rebelliousness against that fiat that this recurrent season shall bring foul times, cold darkness, misery and death.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
12  Then a large death's head moth advanced from the obscure outer air, wheeled twice round the lantern, flew straight at the candle, and extinguished it by the force of the blow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 8 A New Force Disturbs the Current
13  All I know is that, as I was going along the road this morning, about a mile out of Anglebury, I heard something trotting after me like a doe, and looking round there she was, white as death itself.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
14  Shadowy eye-sockets, deep as those of a death's head, suddenly turned into pits of lustre: a lantern-jaw was cavernous, then it was shining; wrinkles were emphasized to ravines, or obliterated entirely by a changed ray.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
15  But the musician did his best; adopted his wife's name, made England permanently his home, took great trouble with his child's education, the expenses of which were defrayed by the grandfather, and throve as the chief local musician till her mother's death, when he left off thriving, drank, and died also.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
16  Between Captain Vye and the Yeobrights there had never existed much acquaintance, the former having come as a stranger and purchased the long-empty house at Mistover Knap not long before the death of Mrs. Yeobright's husband; and with that event and the departure of her son such friendship as had grown up became quite broken off.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 5 Through the Moonlight
17  A condition of healthy life so nearly resembling the torpor of death is a noticeable thing of its sort; to exhibit the inertness of the desert, and at the same time to be exercising powers akin to those of the meadow, and even of the forest, awakened in those who thought of it the attentiveness usually engendered by understatement and reserve.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
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