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sojourn
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

9 uses
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Definition
a temporary visit to a place
  • But with living on there, day after day, the acute sojourner became conscious of a new aspect in the spectacle.
    3 — The Rally (34% in)
  • Even the character and accent of the two peoples had shades of difference, despite the amalgamating effects of a roundabout railway; so that, though less than twenty miles from the place of her sojourn at Trantridge, her native village had seemed a far-away spot.
    2 — Maiden No More (2% in)
  • It was intrinsically different from the Vale of Little Dairies, Blackmoor Vale, which, save during her disastrous sojourn at Trantridge, she had exclusively known till now.
    3 — The Rally (3% in)
  • The dairy-house, so humble, so insignificant, so purely to him a place of constrained sojourn that he had never hitherto deemed it of sufficient importance to be reconnoitred as an object of any quality whatever in the landscape; what was it now?
    4 — The Consequence (1% in)
  • The lovers did not rise at milking-time, having through the whole of this last week of their sojourn at the dairy been accorded something of the position of guests, Tess being honoured with a room of her own.
    4 — The Consequence (77% in)
  • She had, in fact, reached Flintcomb-Ash, the place of Marian's sojourn.
    5 — The Woman Pays (70% in)
  • They showed no recognition of her, and possibly had none, for they had been under the influence of liquor on that occasion, and were only temporary sojourners there as here.
    5 — The Woman Pays (82% in)
  • The stranger had sojourned in many more lands and among many more peoples than Angel; to his cosmopolitan mind such deviations from the social norm, so immense to domesticity, were no more than are the irregularities of vale and mountain-chain to the whole terrestrial curve.
    6 — The Convert (60% in)
  • Thence he went along the verge of the upland overhanging the other Hintocks, and, turning to the right, plunged into the bracing calcareous region of Flintcomb-Ash, the address from which she had written to him in one of the letters, and which he supposed to be the place of sojourn referred to by her mother.
    7 — Fulfilment (16% in)

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