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Far from the Madding Crowd
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renaissance
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • THE HOMESTEAD—A VISITOR—HALF-CONFIDENCES By daylight, the bower of Oak's new-found mistress, Bathsheba Everdene, presented itself as a hoary building, of the early stage of Classic Renaissance as regards its architecture, and of a proportion which told at a glance that, as is so frequently the case, it had once been the memorial hall upon a small estate around it, now altogether effaced as a distinct property, and merged in the vast tract of a non-resident landlord, which comprised…  (not reviewed by editor)

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