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  • CHAPTER XXVIII THE HOLLOW AMID THE FERNS The hill opposite Bathsheba’s dwelling extended, a mile off, into an uncultivated tract of land, dotted at this season with tall thickets of brake fern, plump and diaphanous from recent rapid growth, and radiant in hues of clear and untainted green.

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  • Her dress was white and silver too, as diaphanous as a sheet of ice; one could glimpse her body through it, though not clearly.
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