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embodiment
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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Definition
a physical representation of a concept
  • This embodiment of a d'Urberville and a namesake differed even more from what Tess had expected than the house and grounds had differed.
    1 — The Maiden (48% in)
  • Its waters, in creeping down these miles of meadowland, frequently divided, serpentining in purposeless curves, looping themselves around little islands that had no name, returning and re-embodying themselves as a broad main stream further on.
    5 — The Woman Pays (27% in)
  • By the engine stood a dark, motionless being, a sooty and grimy embodiment of tallness, in a sort of trance, with a heap of coals by his side: it was the engine-man.
    6 — The Convert (33% in)

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