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1  A sort of halo, an occidental glow, came over life then.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: III
2  Tess Durbeyfield at this time of her life was a mere vessel of emotion untinctured by experience.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
3  But let the elder be passed over here for those under whose bodices the life throbbed quick and warm.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
4  On one point she was resolved: there should be no more d'Urberville air-castles in the dreams and deeds of her new life.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XV
5  Yet even now Tess felt the pulse of hopeful life still warm within her; she might be happy in some nook which had no memories.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XV
6  Tess Durbeyfield's route on this memorable morning lay amid the north-eastern undulations of the Vale in which she had been born, and in which her life had unfolded.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: V
7  The irresistible, universal, automatic tendency to find sweet pleasure somewhere, which pervades all life, from the meanest to the highest, had at length mastered Tess.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 3 The Rally: XVI
8  The baby's offence against society in coming into the world was forgotten by the girl-mother; her soul's desire was to continue that offence by preserving the life of the child.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
9  The pointed shaft of the cart had entered the breast of the unhappy Prince like a sword, and from the wound his life's blood was spouting in a stream, and falling with a hiss into the road.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
10  There are counterpoises and compensations in life; and the event which had made of her a social warning had also for the moment made her the most interesting personage in the village to many.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
11  The youngsters, not immediately within sight, seemed rather bright and desirable appurtenances than otherwise; the incidents of daily life were not without humorousness and jollity in their aspect there.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: III
12  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.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
13  At almost any other moment of her life she would have refused such proffered aid and company, as she had refused them several times before; and now the loneliness would not of itself have forced her to do otherwise.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: X
14  Pedigree, ancestral skeletons, monumental record, the d'Urberville lineaments, did not help Tess in her life's battle as yet, even to the extent of attracting to her a dancing-partner over the heads of the commonest peasantry.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
15  It was always beautiful from here; it was terribly beautiful to Tess to-day, for since her eyes last fell upon it she had learnt that the serpent hisses where the sweet birds sing, and her views of life had been totally changed for her by the lesson.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XII
16  Then, examining the mesh of events in her own life, she seemed to see the vanity of her father's pride; the gentlemanly suitor awaiting herself in her mother's fancy; to see him as a grimacing personage, laughing at her poverty and her shrouded knightly ancestry.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
17  Here she dipped her hand into the basin, and fervently drew an immense cross upon the baby with her forefinger, continuing with the customary sentences as to his manfully fighting against sin, the world, and the devil, and being a faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
ContextHighlight   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
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