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deliberate
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

4 uses
  • After this disclosure Tess nourished no further foolish thought that there lurked any grave and deliberate import in Clare's attentions to her.
    3 — The Rally (92% in)
  • At times, nevertheless, it did seem unaccountable to her that a decidedly bookish, musical, thinking young man should have chosen deliberately to be a farmer, and not a clergyman, like his father and brothers.
    3 — The Rally (49% in)
  • Yet everything was in a stir; there was coming and going; all had to dress, the dairyman and Mrs Crick having been asked to accompany them as witnesses; and reflection or deliberate talk was well-nigh impossible.
    4 — The Consequence (80% in)
  • First she inquired for the lighter kinds of employment, and, as acceptance in any variety of these grew hopeless, applied next for the less light, till, beginning with the dairy and poultry tendance that she liked best, she ended with the heavy and course pursuits which she liked least—work on arable land: work of such roughness, indeed, as she would never have deliberately voluteered for.
    5 — The Woman Pays (70% in)

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