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1  I cannot think why old Jonathan has not come with them.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXIV
2  She could not understand why he should be addressed as "sir" even by the dairyman himself.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XVII
3  But considering what my life has been, I cannot see why any man should, sooner or later, be able to help despising me.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 7 Fulfilment: LVIII
4  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
5  This was why she had borne herself with dignity, and had looked people calmly in the face at times, even when holding the baby in her arms.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 2 Maiden No More: XIV
6  Tess, on her part, could not understand why a man of clerical family and good education, and above physical want, should look upon it as a mishap to be alive.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XIX
7  She knew why the delicate Retty looked so fragile, and Izz so tragically sorrowful, and Marian so blank; and she forgot her own dogging shadow for a moment in contemplating theirs.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 4 The Consequence: XXXIII
8  With his downward course the tower of the church rose into the evening sky in a manner of inquiry as to why he had come; and no living person in the twilighted town seemed to notice him, still less to expect him.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 5 The Woman Pays: XXXIX
9  The oppressive sense of the harm she had done led Tess to be more deferential than she might otherwise have been to the maternal wish; but she could not understand why her mother should find such satisfaction in contemplating an enterprise of, to her, such doubtful profit.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: V
10  Tess had not at this hour the curiosity to ask why the present Mr Clare was not made a parson like his brethren, and gradually fell asleep again, the words of her informant coming to her along with the smell of the cheeses in the adjoining cheeseloft, and the measured dripping of the whey from the wrings downstairs.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 3 The Rally: XVII
11  Why it was that upon this beautiful feminine tissue, sensitive as gossamer, and practically blank as snow as yet, there should have been traced such a coarse pattern as it was doomed to receive; why so often the coarse appropriates the finer thus, the wrong man the woman, the wrong woman the man, many thousand years of analytical philosophy have failed to explain to our sense of order.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In PART 1 The Maiden: XI