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1  "No water," she murmured, turning away.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
2  But my grandfather calls it water enough.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
3  In the smooth water of the pool the fire appeared upside down.
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4  Yet she desired it, as one in a desert would be thankful for brackish water.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
5  The boy started on his errand, and soon came back with the water, such as it was.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4: 6 A Conjuncture, and Its Result upon the Pedestrian
6  Well, as a matter of fact there are no impurities in the water of these pools at this time of the year.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
7  They had brought a lantern and matches, water, a pillow, and a few other articles which had occurred to their minds in the hurry of the moment.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4: 7 The Tragic Meeting of Two Old Friends
8  "Well, it is what I call no water," she said, blushing, and lifting her long-lashed eyelids as if to lift them were a work requiring consideration.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
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9  The captain's bucket has dropped into the well, and they are in want of water; and as all the chaps are at home today we think we can get it out for him.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
10  "That's the only kind of water we have," she continued, tossing a stone into the pool, which lay on the outside of the bank like the white of an eye without its pupil.
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11  Had the child been there he would have said that a second frog had jumped in; but by most people the sound would have been likened to the fall of a stone into the water.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
12  The water at the back of the house could be heard, idly spinning whirpools in its creep between the rows of dry feather-headed reeds which formed a stockade along each bank.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
13  She could never have believed in the morning that her colourless inner world would before night become as animated as water under a microscope, and that without the arrival of a single visitor.
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14  Its smart impact upon the distant water reached their ears like a kiss, whereupon Yeobright knelt down, and leaning over the well began dragging the grapnel round and round as Fairway had done.
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15  Occasionally she came to a spot where independent worlds of ephemerons were passing their time in mad carousal, some in the air, some on the hot ground and vegetation, some in the tepid and stringy water of a nearly dried pool.
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16  Little tadpoles and efts began to bubble up through the water, and to race along beneath it; toads made noises like very young ducks, and advanced to the margin in twos and threes; overhead, bumblebees flew hither and thither in the thickening light, their drone coming and going like the sound of a gong.
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17  Thursday, the thirty-first of August, was one of a series of days during which snug houses were stifling, and when cool draughts were treats; when cracks appeared in clayey gardens, and were called "earthquakes" by apprehensive children; when loose spokes were discovered in the wheels of carts and carriages; and when stinging insects haunted the air, the earth, and every drop of water that was to be found.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4: 5 The Journey across the Heath
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