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1  But it is odd to hear you express interest in old families.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXVI
2  The district is of historic, no less than of topographical interest.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
3  It is a fact of some interest to the local historian and genealogist, nothing more.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: I
4  Directly Tess was out of sight, and the interest of the matter as a drama was at an end, the little ones' eyes filled with tears.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: VII
5  It was an interesting event to the younger inhabitants of Marlott, though its real interest was not observed by the participators in the ceremony.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
6  His mood transmuted itself into a dogged indifference till at length he fancied he was looking on his own existence with the passive interest of an outsider.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXIX
7  But even the novelty and painfulness of his going to a Papistical land could not displace for long Mr and Mrs Clare's natural interest in their son's marriage.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXIX
8  The insight afforded into Clare's character suggested to her that it was largely owing to her supposed untraditional newness that she had won interest in his eyes.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XIX
9  Their hearts went out of them at a bound towards extreme cases, when the subtle mental troubles of the less desperate among mankind failed to win their interest or regard.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIV
10  The luminary was a golden-haired, beaming, mild-eyed, God-like creature, gazing down in the vigour and intentness of youth upon an earth that was brimming with interest for him.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
11  In place of the excitement of her return, and the interest it had inspired, she saw before her a long and stony highway which she had to tread, without aid, and with little sympathy.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIII
12  All were watching somebody in the garden with deep interest, their three faces close together: a jovial and round one, a pale one with dark hair, and a fair one whose tresses were auburn.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XXI
13  She did, indeed, take sufficient interest in herself to throw up her veil on this return journey, as if to let the world see that she could at least exhibit a face such as Mercy Chant could not show.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIV
14  The dairyman himself had been lending a hand; but Mr Crick, as well as his wife, seemed latterly to have acquired a suspicion of mutual interest between these two; though they walked so circumspectly that suspicion was but of the faintest.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXVIII
15  I was going to add," he said, "that for a pure and saintly woman you will not find one more to your true advantage, and certainly not more to your mother's mind and my own, than your friend Mercy, whom you used to show a certain interest in.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXVI
16  Tess was all the more interested, as she stood listening behind, in finding that the preacher's doctrine was a vehement form of the view of Angel's father, and her interest intensified when the speaker began to detail his own spiritual experiences of how he had come by those views.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIV
17  Whilst the clothes lasted which had been prepared for her marriage, these casual glances of interest caused her no inconvenience, but as soon as she was compelled to don the wrapper of a fieldwoman, rude words were addressed to her more than once; but nothing occurred to cause her bodily fear till a particular November afternoon.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLI
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