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1  It is the threshing of the last wheat-rick at Flintcomb-Ash farm.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVII
2  There are worse wives than these simple, rosy-mouthed, robust girls of the farm.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXIX
3  There was no exaggeration in Marian's definition of Flintcomb-Ash farm as a starve-acre place.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIII
4  To leave the farm on a week-day was not in her power; Sunday was the only possible opportunity.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIV
5  He travelled with his engine from farm to farm, from county to county, for as yet the steam threshing-machine was itinerant in this part of Wessex.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVII
6  If I have a very large farm, either English or colonial, you will be invaluable as a wife to me; better than a woman out of the largest mansion in the country.
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7  She was now on her way to an upland farm in the centre of the county, to which she had been recommended by a wandering letter which had reached her from Marian.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLI
8  No crisis, apparently, had supervened; and there was nothing left for her to do but to continue upon that starve-acre farm till she could again summon courage to face the Vicarage.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIV
9  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.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXVIII
10  At first she could not find them, and she was informed that most of them had gone to what they called a private little jig at the house of a hay-trusser and peat-dealer who had transactions with their farm.
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11  In the afternoon the farmer made it known that the rick was to be finished that night, since there was a moon by which they could see to work, and the man with the engine was engaged for another farm on the morrow.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVIII
12  Thus she went forward from farm to farm in the direction of the place whence Marian had written to her, which she determined to make use of as a last shift only, its rumoured stringencies being the reverse of tempting.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLII
13  Nearly all the labourers on Flintcomb-Ash farm intended flight, and early in the morning there was a general exodus in the direction of the town, which lay at a distance of from ten to a dozen miles over hilly country.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVI
14  It was more, far more; a country-house built for enjoyment pure and simple, with not an acre of troublesome land attached to it beyond what was required for residential purposes, and for a little fancy farm kept in hand by the owner, and tended by a bailiff.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: V
15  The work sped on till breakfast time, when the thresher was stopped for half an hour; and on starting again after the meal the whole supplementary strength of the farm was thrown into the labour of constructing the straw-rick, which began to grow beside the stack of corn.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVII
16  Knowing very well that he did not harass the other women of the farm as he harassed her out of spite for the flooring he had once received, she did for one moment picture what might have been the result if she had been free to accept the offer just made her of being the monied Alec's wife.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 6 The Convert: XLVI
17  She had preferred the country west of the River Brit to the upland farm for which she was now bound, because, for one thing, it was nearer to the home of her husband's father; and to hover about that region unrecognized, with the notion that she might decide to call at the Vicarage some day, gave her pleasure.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLI
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