By degrees a more charitable temper had pervaded him, and this was the reason of his sally to-night.
CHAPTER XXXIX COMING HOME—A CRY On the turnpike road, between Casterbridge and Weatherbury, and about three miles from the former place, is Yalbury Hill, one of those steep long ascents which pervade the highways of this undulating part of South Wessex.
The strange luminous semi-opacities of fine autumn afternoons and eves intensified into Rembrandt effects the few yellow sunbeams which came through holes and divisions in the canvas, and spirted like jets of gold-dust across the dusky blue atmosphere of haze pervading the tent, until they alighted on inner surfaces of cloth opposite, and shone like little lamps suspended there.
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We were losing 35 to 0 at halftime and there was a pervasive sense of gloom in the locker room.
It is a country where corruption pervades their government at every level.