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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • CHAPTER XXXVI WEALTH IN JEOPARDY—THE REVEL One night, at the end of August, when Bathsheba’s experiences as a married woman were still new, and when the weather was yet dry and sultry, a man stood motionless in the stockyard of Weatherbury Upper Farm, looking at the moon and sky.

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as in: a sultry afternoon Define
hot and humid
as in: a sultry voice Define
expressing or arousing sensual desire -- especially in reference to a woman's appearance or voice
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