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virtual
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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virtual organization
Definition
to almost be something; or to effectively be something without entirely being it in a traditional sense
  • But that sense of her having morally no claim upon him had always led Tess to suspend her impulse to send these notes; and to the family at the Vicarage, therefore, as to her own parents since her marriage, she was virtually non-existent.
    5 — The Woman Pays (88% in)

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  • He had undergone some strange experiences in his absence; he had seen the virtual Faustina in the literal Cornelia, a spiritual Lucretia in a corporeal Phryne; he had thought of the woman taken and set in the midst as one deserving to be stoned, and of the wife of Uriah being made a queen; and he had asked himself why he had not judged Tess constructively rather than biographically, by the will rather than by the deed?
    7 — Fulfilment (10% in)

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