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1  The reason was a good one, so far as it went.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXII
2  He wished to have her under his charge for another reason.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXII
3  For the unhappy pilgrim herself there was very good reason.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XIX
4  I have no reason for flattering you now, and I can say plainly that you need not be so sad.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XII
5  But I am sure you will not mind doing without them as I am sure your father and I shall not, when you know the reason.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXV
6  Perhaps one reason why she seduces casual attention is that she never courts it, though the other women often gaze around them.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
7  He says that it stands to reason that old families have done their spurt of work in past days, and can't have anything left in 'em now.'
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XIX
8  The clock struck the solemn hour of one, that hour when fancy stalks outside reason, and malignant possibilities stand rock-firm as facts.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
9  He soon found the farmer, and settled the account for his rent and the few other items which had to be considered by reason of the sudden abandonment of the lodgings.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XL
10  Mrs Durbeyfield's jacket and bonnet were already hanging slily upon a chair by her side, in readiness for this contemplated jaunt, the reason for which the matron deplored more than its necessity.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: III
11  The girls pulled handful after handful from the press; but by reason of the presence of the strange women, who were recounting scandals, Marian and Izz could not at first talk of old times as they wished to do.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XLIII
12  He came to Trantridge two or three years ago to preach on behalf of some missionary society; and I, wretched fellow that I was, insulted him when, in his disinterestedness, he tried to reason with me and show me the way.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 6 The Convert: XLV
13  Breakfast over, he rose, and telling her the hour at which he might be expected to dinner, went off to the miller's in a mechanical pursuance of the plan of studying that business, which had been his only practical reason for coming here.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXVI
14  But those of the other sex were the most interesting of this company of binders, by reason of the charm which is acquired by woman when she becomes part and parcel of outdoor nature, and is not merely an object set down therein as at ordinary times.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
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  But so far was she from being, in the words of Robert South, "in love with her own ruin," that the illusion was transient as lightning; cold reason came back to mock her spasmodic weakness; the ghastliness of her momentary pride would convict her, and recall her to reserved listlessness again.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIII
17  He waited in expectancy to discern some mental pointing; he knew that if any intention of his, concluded over-night, did not vanish in the light of morning, it stood on a basis approximating to one of pure reason, even if initiated by impulse of feeling; that it was so far, therefore, to be trusted.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXVII
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