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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The practice of divination by Bible and key, the regarding of valentines as things of serious import, the shearing-supper, and the harvest-home, have, too, nearly disappeared in the wake of the old houses; and with them have gone, it is said, much of that love of fuddling to which the village at one time was notoriously prone.  (not reviewed by editor)

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