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1  There was a great stir in the milk-house just after breakfast.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XXI
2  She gathered that no great affection flowed between the blind woman and her son.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: IX
3  The girl's surprise at Mrs d'Urberville's manner was not great; for since seeing the size of the house she had expected no more.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: IX
4  "The poor man can't go," she said to her eldest daughter, whose great eyes had opened the moment her mother's hand touched the door.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
5  He concluded his plaintive melody, a very simple performance, demanding no great skill; and she waited, thinking another might be begun.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XIX
6  First she fetched a great basin, and washed Tess's hair with such thoroughness that when dried and brushed it looked twice as much as at other times.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: VII
7  The obscurity was now so great that he could see absolutely nothing but a pale nebulousness at his feet, which represented the white muslin figure he had left upon the dead leaves.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: XI
8  The dairy called Talbothays, for which she was bound, stood not remotely from some of the former estates of the d'Urbervilles, near the great family vaults of her granddames and their powerful husbands.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XV
9  The red and white herd nearest at hand, which had been phlegmatically waiting for the call, now trooped towards the steading in the background, their great bags of milk swinging under them as they walked.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XVI
10  Her kindred dwelling there would probably continue their daily lives as heretofore, with no great diminution of pleasure in their consciousness, although she would be far off, and they deprived of her smile.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XVI
11  In the reign of King John one of them was rich enough to give a manor to the Knights Hospitallers; and in Edward the Second's time your forefather Brian was summoned to Westminster to attend the great Council there.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: I
12  But before she had quite reached it another vehicle shot out from a clump of trees on the summit, came round the bend of the road there, passed the luggage-cart, and halted beside Tess, who looked up as if in great surprise.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: VII
13  But, before venturing to make the revelation, dubious Tess indirectly sounded the dairyman as to its possible effect upon Mr Clare, by asking the former if Mr Clare had any great respect for old county families when they had lost all their money and land.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XIX
14  In a large bedroom upstairs, the window of which was thickly curtained with a great woollen shawl lately discarded by the landlady, Mrs Rolliver, were gathered on this evening nearly a dozen persons, all seeking beatitude; all old inhabitants of the nearer end of Marlott, and frequenters of this retreat.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
15  So the girls and their mother all walked together, a child on each side of Tess, holding her hand and looking at her meditatively from time to time, as at one who was about to do great things; her mother just behind with the smallest; the group forming a picture of honest beauty flanked by innocence, and backed by simple-souled vanity.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: VII
16  The staple conversation on the farms around was on the uselessness of saving money; and smock-frocked arithmeticians, leaning on their ploughs or hoes, would enter into calculations of great nicety to prove that parish relief was a fuller provision for a man in his old age than any which could result from savings out of their wages during a whole lifetime.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: X
17  Herons came, with a great bold noise as of opening doors and shutters, out of the boughs of a plantation which they frequented at the side of the mead; or, if already on the spot, hardily maintained their standing in the water as the pair walked by, watching them by moving their heads round in a slow, horizontal, passionless wheel, like the turn of puppets by clockwork.
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ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XX
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