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1  The position was central and occasionally desirable.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
2  Eustacia had occasionally heard the part recited before.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
3  This other woman is some person he has picked up with, and meets on the heath occasionally, I believe.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
4  She idly watched him as he occasionally climbed up in the nook of the bank and stood beside the brands.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
5  Though occasionally chatty, his moods were erratic, and nobody could be certain how he would behave at any particular moment.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
6  The site chosen for the village festivity was one of the lawnlike oases which were occasionally, yet not often, met with on the plateaux of the heath district.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
7  Now, as they thus pursued their way, the reddleman occasionally left his companion's side, and, stepping behind the van, looked into its interior through a small window.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
8  Then he awoke to activity; and bending yet lower he found that she still breathed, and that her breath though feeble was regular, except when disturbed by an occasional gasp.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 7 The Tragic Meeting of Two Old Friends
9  When he had gone, and the dull sounds occasionally reached her ears of his movements in the kitchen, she forgot where she was, and had for a moment to consider by an effort what the sounds meant.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5: 4 The Ministrations of a Half-forgotten One
10  Determined that there should be nothing in his conduct towards his mother resembling sullenness, he had occasionally spoken to her on passing matters, and would take no notice of the brevity of her replies.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
11  Amid the rustles which denoted her to be undressing in the darkness other heavy breaths frequently came; and the same kind of shudder occasionally moved through her when, ten minutes later, she lay on her bed asleep.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
12  The glory which had encircled him as her lover was departed now; yet some good simple quality of his would occasionally return to her memory and stir a momentary throb of hope that he would again present himself before her.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
13  A nose, chin, hands, knees, and toes projected from the seat within the chimney opening, which members she found to unite in the person of Grandfer Cantle, Mrs. Yeobright's occasional assistant in the garden, and therefore one of the invited.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
14  The fury of personal movement that was kindled by the fury of the notes could be approximately imagined by these outsiders under the moon, from the occasional kicks of toes and heels against the door, whenever the whirl round had been of more than customary velocity.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: 5 Through the Moonlight
15  With a speaker, or stake, he tossed the outlying scraps of fuel into the conflagration, looking at the midst of the pile, occasionally lifting his eyes to measure the height of the flame, or to follow the great sparks which rose with it and sailed away into darkness.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
16  Afterwards he occasionally came in to see if the fire was burning, to ask her if she wanted anything, to tell her that the wind had shifted from south to west, to ask her if she would like him to gather her some blackberries; to all which inquiries she replied in the negative or with indifference.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 4 The Ministrations of a Half-forgotten One
17  On this account the irregularities of the path were not visible, and Wildeve occasionally stumbled; whilst Eustacia found it necessary to perform some graceful feats of balancing whenever a small tuft of heather or root of furze protruded itself through the grass of the narrow track and entangled her feet.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
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