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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "True," said Jacob Smallbury, deepening his thoughts to a profounder view of the subject.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The question was such a profound one that Henery was obliged to drink there and then from the large cup till the bottom was distinctly visible inside.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In addition to the dulcet piping of Gabriel's flute, Boldwood supplied a bass in his customary profound voice, uttering his notes so softly, however, as to abstain entirely from making anything like an ordinary duet of the song; they rather formed a rich unexplored shadow, which threw her tones into relief.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Passing from the profoundest sleep to the most alert wakefulness with the same ease that had accompanied the reverse operation, he looked at his watch, found that the hour-hand had shifted again, put on his hat, took the lamb in his arms, and carried it into the darkness.  (not reviewed by editor)

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