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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "A good time for one—a’ excellent time," said Joseph Poorgrass, straightening his back; for he, like some of the others, had a way of resting a while from his labour on such hot days for reasons preternaturally small; of which Cain Ball’s advent on a week-day in his Sunday-clothes was one of the first magnitude.

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as in: the advent of Define
an arrival (especially of an important event or invention)
as in: it is Advent Define
Christianity: the period that includes the four Sundays preceding Christmas
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