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1  That he would be successful in an original way, or that he would go to the dogs in an original way, seemed equally probable.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
2  This did not originate in inherent shamelessness, but in her living too far from the world to feel the impact of public opinion.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
3  The ashes of the original British pyre which blazed from that summit lay fresh and undisturbed in the barrow beneath their tread.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
4  Yet scarcely a single accent among the many afloat tonight could have such power to impress a listener with thoughts of its origin.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
5  Here was a small rough hole in the mud wall, originally made for pigeons, through which the interior of the next shed could be viewed.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
6  Thus she was a girl of some forwardness of mind, indeed, weighed in relation to her situation among the very rearward of thinkers, very original.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
7  They were the mummied heathbells of the past summer, originally tender and purple, now washed colourless by Michaelmas rains, and dried to dead skins by October suns.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
8  Like in form, it had the added softness and finish of a Raffaelle after Perugino, which, while faithfully reproducing the original subject, entirely distances the original art.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
9  He was clothed throughout in a tight-fitting suit of corduroy, excellent in quality, not much worn, and well-chosen for its purpose, but deprived of its original colour by his trade.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
10  During the interval he had shifted his position even further from hers than it had originally been, by adopting the reddle trade; though he was really in very good circumstances still.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
11  He skirted the gravel pit at a respectful distance, ascended the slope, and came forward upon the brow, in order to look into the open door of the van and see the original of the shadow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
12  "Well, I can't understand a quiet ladylike little body like Tamsin Yeobright caring to be married in such a mean way," said Susan Nunsuch, the wide woman, who preferred the original subject.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
13  All the known incidents of their love were enlarged, distorted, touched up, and modified, till the original reality bore but a slight resemblance to the counterfeit presentation by surrounding tongues.
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Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
14  They sat down to a lunch in the midst of their work, feathers around, above, and below them; the original owners of which occasionally came to the open door and cackled begrudgingly at sight of such a quantity of their old clothes.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
15  The writing had originally been traced on white paper, but the letter had now assumed a pale red tinge from the accident of its situation; and the black strokes of writing thereon looked like the twigs of a winter hedge against a vermilion sunset.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
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  Then it became the home of strange phantoms; and it was found to be the hitherto unrecognized original of those wild regions of obscurity which are vaguely felt to be compassing us about in midnight dreams of flight and disaster, and are never thought of after the dream till revived by scenes like this.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
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