CHAPTER I DESCRIPTION OF FARMER OAK—AN INCIDENT When Farmer Oak smiled, the corners of his mouth spread till they were within an unimportant distance of his ears, his eyes were reduced to chinks, and diverging wrinkles appeared round them, extending upon his countenance like the rays in a rudimentary sketch of the rising sun.
But on seeing Bathsheba turn, he looked aside, and as soon as he got beyond the gate, and there was the barest excuse for a divergence, he made one, and vanished.
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The two paths diverge here
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.