OBSERVATION in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - observation in Tess of the d'Urbervilles
1  They sped along eastward for some considerable distance, Izz making no observation.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XL
2  He observed his own inconsistencies in dwelling upon accidents in Tess's life as if they were vital features.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXVI
3  Perhaps, as with many men, their opportunities of observation were not so good as their opportunities of expression.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
4  He observed her dejection one day, when he had casually mentioned something to her about pastoral life in ancient Greece.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XIX
5  He, too, was sorry then that, owing to her backwardness, he had not observed her; and with that in his mind he left the pasture.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
6  One morning when they sat down to breakfast at Talbothays Dairy some maid observed that she had not seen anything of Mr Clare that day.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
7  On his walk he observed the girls from a long distance, though they had been so occupied with their difficulties of passage as not to notice him.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XXIII
8  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
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: II
9  He spent years and years in desultory studies, undertakings, and meditations; he began to evince considerable indifference to social forms and observances.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XVIII
10  "Tess is a fine figure o fun, as I said to myself to-day when I zeed her vamping round parish with the rest," observed one of the elderly boozers in an undertone.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
11  He could not be sure that she observed him; he hoped she did not, so as to render it unnecessary that he should go and speak to her, blameless creature that she was.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
12  "She's fond of that there child, though she mid pretend to hate en, and say she wishes the baby and her too were in the churchyard," observed the woman in the red petticoat.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
13  As the inimical plant could only be present in very microscopic dimensions to have escaped ordinary observation, to find it seemed rather a hopeless attempt in the stretch of rich grass before them.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XXII
14  Her eyes could dwell upon details more clearly now, and Mr and Mrs Crick having directed their own gig to be sent for them, to leave the carriage to the young couple, she observed the build and character of that conveyance for the first time.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXIII
15  To be as much out of observation as possible for reasons of her own, and to escape the gallantries of the young men, she set out before the chiming began, and took a back seat under the gallery, close to the lumber, where only old men and women came, and where the bier stood on end among the churchyard tools.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIII
16  His own investigations had begun on a day in the preceding spring when, having been engaged in tracing the vicissitudes of the d'Urberville family, he had observed Durbeyfield's name on his waggon, and had thereupon been led to make inquiries about his father and grandfather till he had no doubt on the subject.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: I
17  But, knowing what our relations were, he said in the most good-natured and respectful manner possible that he supposed on my leaving at Christmas I should take you with me, and on my asking what he would do without you he merely observed that, as a matter of fact, it was a time of year when he could do with a very little female help.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXII
Your search result possibly is over 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.