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pilgrimage
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

6 uses
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Definition
a journey to a special place — especially a sacred place for religious purposes
  • For a long time Tess did not join in the weekly pilgrimages.
    1 — The Maiden (81% in)
  • Thence she started on foot, basket in hand, to reach the wide upland of heath dividing this district from the low-lying meads of a further valley in which the dairy stood that was the aim and end of her day's pilgrimage.
    3 — The Rally (2% in)
  • Tess Durbeyfield, then, in good heart, and full of zest for life, descended the Egdon slopes lower and lower towards the dairy of her pilgrimage.
    3 — The Rally (8% in)
  • ...Angel Clare had the honour of all the dairymaids in his keeping, and her perception of his care to avoid compromising the happiness of either in the least degree bred a tender respect in Tess for what she deemed, rightly or wrongly, the self-controlling sense of duty shown by him, a quality which she had never expected to find in one of the opposite sex, and in the absence of which more than one of the simple hearts who were his house-mates might have gone weeping on her pilgrimage.
    3 — The Rally (79% in)
  • But as the mileage lessened between her and the spot of her pilgrimage, so did Tess's confidence decrease, and her enterprise loom out more formidably.
    5 — The Woman Pays (91% in)
  • Under the hill, and just ahead of them, was the half-dead townlet of their pilgrimage, Kingsbere, where lay those ancestors of whom her father had spoken and sung to painfulness: Kingsbere, the spot of all spots in the world which could be considered the d'Urbervilles' home, since they had resided there for full five hundred years.
    6 — The Convert (93% in)

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

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