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1  It is in my nature to feel like that.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
2  Human nature is weak, and I am not a blind woman to insist that he is perfect.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
3  Lights were not uncommon this evening, but the nature of all of them was different from this.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
4  The fantastic nature of her passion, which lowered her as an intellect, raised her as a soul.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
5  Such views of life were to some extent the natural begettings of her situation upon her nature.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
6  The philosophy of her nature, and its limitation by circumstances, was almost written in her movements.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
7  Her nature was to be civil to enemies as well as to friends, and grateful to all the world for letting her remain alive.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
8  His fervid nature could not afford to relinquish one of these, though two of the three were as many as he could hope to preserve.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
9  To be yearning for the difficult, to be weary of that offered; to care for the remote, to dislike the near; it was Wildeve's nature always.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
10  The boy crept along under the bank to ascertain from the nature of the proceedings if it would be prudent to interrupt so splendid a creature as Miss Eustacia on his poor trivial account.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
11  Moreover, after looking at him one would have hazarded the guess that good nature, and an acuteness as extreme as it could be without verging on craft, formed the framework of his character.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
12  The time seems near, if it has not actually arrived, when the chastened sublimity of a moor, a sea, or a mountain will be all of nature that is absolutely in keeping with the moods of the more thinking among mankind.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
13  He would ask Eustacia to agree with him in his self-condemnation; and when she, seared inwardly by a secret she dared not tell, declared that she could not give an opinion, he would say, "That's because you didn't know my mother's nature."
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Get Context   In BOOK 5: 1 "Wherefore Is Light Given to Him That Is in Misery"
14  On an evening such as this Yeobright descended into the Blooms-End valley from beside that very pool, where he had been standing with another person quite silently and quite long enough to hear all this puny stir of resurrection in nature; yet he had not heard it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
15  To probe a child's mind after the lapse of six weeks, not for facts which the child had seen and understood, but to get at those which were in their nature beyond him, did not promise much; yet when every obvious channel is blocked we grope towards the small and obscure.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
16  On the young man's part, the paleness of face which he had brought with him from Paris, and the incipient marks of time and thought, were less perceptible than when he returned, the healthful and energetic sturdiness which was his by nature having partially recovered its original proportions.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 5 Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues
17  The heath tonight appeared to be totally deserted; and Wildeve, after looking over Eustacia's garden gate for some little time, with a cigar in his mouth, was tempted by the fascination that emotional smuggling had for his nature to advance towards the window, which was not quite closed, the blind being only partly drawn down.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4: 4 Rough Coercion Is Employed
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