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1  Her mother put on a deprecating look.
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2  Tess took it up, and her mother started.
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3  She knew what her mother's objection meant.
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4  Her mother's fetching simply meant one more to fetch.
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5  It grew later, and neither father nor mother reappeared.
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6  "I'll rock the cradle for 'ee, mother," said the daughter gently.'
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7  "Well, I'm glad you've come," her mother said, as soon as the last note had passed out of her.
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8  Her mother gave irrelevant information by way of answer: "He called to see the doctor to-day in Shaston."
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9  No ditty floated into Blackmoor Vale from the outer world but Tess's mother caught up its notation in a week.
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10  Returning along the garden path Tess mused on what the mother could have wished to ascertain from the book on this particular day.
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11  Her rebuke and her mood seemed to fill the whole room, and to impart a cowed look to the furniture, and candle, and children playing about, and to her mother's face.
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12  There stood her mother amid the group of children, as Tess had left her, hanging over the Monday washing-tub, which had now, as always, lingered on to the end of the week.
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13  A curious fetishistic fear of this grimy volume on the part of her mother prevented her ever allowing it to stay in the house all night, and hither it was brought back whenever it had been consulted.
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14  There still faintly beamed from the woman's features something of the freshness, and even the prettiness, of her youth; rendering it probable that the personal charms which Tess could boast of were in main part her mother's gift, and therefore unknightly, unhistorical.
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15  Between the mother, with her fast-perishing lumber of superstitions, folk-lore, dialect, and orally transmitted ballads, and the daughter, with her trained National teachings and Standard knowledge under an infinitely Revised Code, there was a gap of two hundred years as ordinarily understood.
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16  Her mother bore Tess no ill-will for leaving the housework to her single-handed efforts for so long; indeed, Joan seldom upbraided her thereon at any time, feeling but slightly the lack of Tess's assistance whilst her instinctive plan for relieving herself of her labours lay in postponing them.
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17  Even to her mother's gaze the girl's young features looked sadly out of place amid the alcoholic vapours which floated here as no unsuitable medium for wrinkled middle-age; and hardly was a reproachful flash from Tess's dark eyes needed to make her father and mother rise from their seats, hastily finish their ale, and descend the stairs behind her, Mrs Rolliver's caution following their footsteps.
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