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1  You quite misapprehend my parents.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXVII
2  Abraham, like his parents, seemed to have been limed and caught by the ensnaring inn.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: III
3  They were both dutiful and attentive sons, and were regular in their visits to their parents.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
4  He felt that his parents were right in their practice if wrong in their want of sentiment, and said no more.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
5  He replied that it had been thought best by them that she should go to her parents' home for the present, whilst he came there.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXIX
6  But neither of the old people had arrived, and it was not till the sons were almost tired of waiting that their parents entered.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
7  In the Durbeyfield countenances there was nothing of the red wrath that would have burnt upon the girl from parents more ambitious for her welfare.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
8  The young lady was Miss Mercy Chant, the only daughter of his father's neighbour and friend, whom it was his parents' quiet hope that he might wed some day.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
9  Clare had given his parents no warning of his visit, and his arrival stirred the atmosphere of the Vicarage as the dive of the kingfisher stirs a quiet pool.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXIX
10  Tess, meanwhile, as the one who had dragged her parents into this quagmire, was silently wondering what she could do to help them out of it; and then her mother broached her scheme.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: V
11  He felt that, single-minded and self-sacrificing as his parents were, there yet existed certain latent prejudices of theirs, as middle-class people, which it would require some tact to overcome.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXVI
12  With this view he was returning to Emminster to disclose his plan to his parents, and to make the best explanation he could make of arriving without Tess, short of revealing what had actually separated them.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXIX
13  It was a relief to her tongue to find from the faces of her parents that they already knew of their loss, though this did not lessen the self-reproach which she continued to heap upon herself for her negligence.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: IV
14  Convenience as regarded afternoon callers was the last thing to enter into the consideration of unselfish Mr and Mrs Clare; though the three sons were sufficiently in unison on this matter to wish that their parents would conform a little to modern notions.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
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15  In her craving for the lustre of her true position as his wife, and to hide from her parents the vast extent of the division between them, she made use of this letter as her reason for again departing, leaving them under the impression that she was setting out to join him.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXVIII
16  At this moment of the morning Angel Clare was riding along a narrow lane ten miles distant from the breakfasters, in the direction of his father's Vicarage at Emminster, carrying, as well as he could, a little basket which contained some black-puddings and a bottle of mead, sent by Mrs Crick, with her kind respects, to his parents.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
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17  To produce Tess, fresh from the dairy, as a d'Urberville and a lady, he had felt to be temerarious and risky; hence he had concealed her lineage till such time as, familiarized with worldly ways by a few months' travel and reading with him, he could take her on a visit to his parents and impart the knowledge while triumphantly producing her as worthy of such an ancient line.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXIII
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