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Far from the Madding Crowd
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spectacle
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Of love as a spectacle Bathsheba had a fair knowledge; but of love subjectively she knew nothing.
  • Ye be a very rare old spectacle, malter, and we all admire ye for that gift.
  • It was only whispered, for something unutterably mournful no less than distressing in this spectacle of a man showing himself to be so entirely the vane of a passion enervated the feminine instinct for punctilios.
  • Troy recumbent in his wife’s lap formed now the sole spectacle in the middle of the spacious room.

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  • Marcus and his brother will enjoy such a spectacle.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • But instead of listening to him I would have you day by day fix your eyes upon the greatness of Athens, until you become filled with the love of her; and when you are impressed by the spectacle of her glory, reflect that this empire has been acquired by men who knew their duty and had the courage to do it, who in the hour of conflict had the fear of dishonor always present to them, and who, if ever they failed in an enterprise, would not allow their virtues to be lost to their country,
    Thucydides  --  Pericles’s Funeral Oration

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