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1  In two minutes more they were involved in the figure and began working their way upwards to the top.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
2  He probed the glowworms with a bit of stick, and rolled them over, till the bright side of their tails was upwards.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 8 A New Force Disturbs the Current
3  Looking upwards, a furze-cutter would have been inclined to continue work; looking down, he would have decided to finish his faggot and go home.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
4  The reddleman would now have been quite invisible, even by daylight; the turves, standing upon him with the heather upwards, looked precisely as if they were growing.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
5  Wildeve stood looking on the ground beside Venn's feet, till he allowed his eyes to travel upwards over Diggory's form, as illuminated by the candle, to his head and face.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
6  She watched the growth of the faint radiance appearing in the sky by the eastern hill, till presently the edge of the moon burst upwards and flooded the valley with light.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
7  All dark objects on the earth that lay towards the sun were overspread by a purple haze, against which groups of wailing gnats shone out, rising upwards and dancing about like sparks of fire.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 5 Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues
8  The mist had now so far collapsed that the tips of the trees and bushes around his house could just be discerned, as if boring upwards through a vast white cobweb which cloaked them from the day.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
9  In addition to the upward path through the heath to Rainbarrow and Mistover, there was a road which branched from the highway a short distance below the inn, and ascended to Mistover by a circuitous and easy incline.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
10  Probably as many as fifty were thus inserted, some into the head of the wax model, some into the shoulders, some into the trunk, some upwards through the soles of the feet, till the figure was completely permeated with pins.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
11  Venn felt much astonishment at this avowal, though he did not show it clearly; that exhibition may greet remarks which are one remove from expectation, but it is usually withheld in complicated cases of two removes and upwards.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
12  Bethinking himself of a wiser plan, he placed the lamp against a post to make it stand upright, and running round to the lower part of the pool, where there was no wall, he sprang in and boldly waded upwards towards the deeper portion.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
13  A profile was visible against the dull monochrome of cloud around her; and it was as though side shadows from the features of Sappho and Mrs. Siddons had converged upwards from the tomb to form an image like neither but suggesting both.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
14  "It was a mere notion of mine," she said quietly; and was about to pass by without further speech, when, looking round to the right, she saw a painfully well-known figure serpentining upwards by one of the little paths which led to the top where she stood.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
15  Wildeve attended them to the door, beyond which the deep-dyed upward stretch of heath stood awaiting them, an amplitude of darkness reigning from their feet almost to the zenith, where a definite form first became visible in the lowering forehead of Rainbarrow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People