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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Oak's motions, though they had a quiet-energy, were slow, and their deliberateness accorded well with his occupation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was expecting me to-night—and I must now speak to her, and wish her good-bye, according to your wish.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Knowed yer grandfather for years and years!" continued the maltster, the words coming forth of their own accord as if the momentum previously imparted had been sufficient.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Coggan looked up indefinitely at Oak, one or other of his eyes occasionally opening and closing of its own accord, as if it were not a member, but a dozy individual with a distinct personality.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In making even horizontal and clear inspections we colour and mould according to the wants within us whatever our eyes bring in.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Your lot is your lot, and Scripture is nothing; for if you do good you don't get rewarded according to your works, but be cheated in some mean way out of your recompense.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I ought to have said that the Union, in the form of four labouring men, will meet me when I gets to our churchyard gate, and take her and bury her according to the rites of the Board of Guardians, as by law ordained.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Dear, what a thirtover place this world is!" continued Mrs. Coggan (a wholesome-looking lady who had a voice for each class of remark according to the emotion involved; who could toss a pancake or twirl a mop with the accuracy of pure mathematics, and who at this moment showed hands shaggy with fragments of dough and arms encrusted with flour).  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thus, in a slow procession, they entered the opening to which the roads tended, multitude after multitude, horned and hornless—blue flocks and red flocks, buff flocks and brown flocks, even green and salmon-tinted flocks, according to the fancy of the colourist and custom of the farm.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I suppose not," said Gabriel bitterly, and going on with his turning, his words rising and falling in a regular swell and cadence as he stooped or rose with the winch, which directed them, according to his position, perpendicularly into the earth, or horizontally along the garden, his eyes being fixed on a leaf upon the ground.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accord her the respect deserved
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: reached an accord
as in: done of her own accord
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