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stock
used in Wuthering Heights

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  • And I noticed another, by the aid of my nostrils; a fragrance of stocks and wallflowers wafted on the air from amongst the homely fruittrees.
    Chapter 32 (19% in)
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  • CHAPTER VIII ON the morning of a fine June day my first bonny little nursling, and the last of the ancient Earnshaw stock, was born.
    Chapter 8 (1% in)
  • As to her companion, while raising himself with one hand, he had taken her arm with the other; and so inadequate was his stock of gentleness to the requirements of her condition, that on his letting go I saw four distinct impressions left blue in the colourless skin.
    Chapter 15 (48% in)
  • 'With that I shut the window and returned to my place by the fire; having too small a stock of hypocrisy at my command to pretend any anxiety for the danger that menaced him.
    Chapter 17 (38% in)
  • But Linton requires his whole stock of care and kindness for himself.
    Chapter 27 (81% in)
  • Only once, I searched through Joseph's store of theology, to his great irritation; and once, Hareton, I came upon a secret stock in your room — some Latin and Greek, and some tales and poetry: all old friends.
    Chapter 31 (36% in)
  • I thought he intended to cut a caper round the bed; but suddenly composing himself, he fell on his knees, and raised his hands, and returned thanks that the lawful master and the ancient stock were restored to their rights.
    Chapter 34 (81% in)

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