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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Since the receipt of the missive in the morning, Boldwood had felt the symmetry of his existence to be slowly getting distorted in the direction of an ideal passion.
  • It radiated upwards into their faces, and sent over half the plantation gigantic shadows of both man and woman, each dusky shape becoming distorted and mangled upon the tree-trunks till it wasted to nothing.
  • There was, so to speak, that symmetry in their distortion which is less the characteristic of British than of Continental grotesques of the period.
  • Her statement of the fact in such quiet and simple words came with more force than a tragic declamation, and had somewhat the effect of setting the distorted images in each mind present into proper focus.

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  • These sunglasses distort my vision.
  • She has a distorted view of the world.

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