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heed
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

6 uses
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Definition
pay close attention to; or to do what is suggested — especially with regard to a warning or other advice
  • I must put one there—one that it will be good for dangerous young females like yerself to heed.
    2 — Maiden No More (22% in)
  • Tess made no reply to this remark, of which, indeed, she did not quite comprehend the drift, unheeding the snub she had administered by her instinctive rub upon her cheek.
    1 — The Maiden (70% in)
  • "There's a time for everything," continued Izz, unheeding.
    3 — The Rally (84% in)
  • Clare was not particularly heeding.
    4 — The Consequence (66% in)
  • After making a few inquiries as to how Tess came there, her friend, unheeding her tragic look, interrupted with— "But where's thy gentleman, Tess?"
    5 — The Woman Pays (37% in)
  • Tess attempted to expostulate, but at this juncture all her fluency failed her, and without heeding he added: "Well, this paradise that you supply is perhaps as good as any other, after all.
    6 — The Convert (41% in)

There are no more uses of "heed" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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