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Brazil
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

15 uses
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the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
  • Brazil somewhat attracted him as a new idea.
    5 — The Woman Pays (44% in)
  • In going hither and thither he observed in the outskirts of a small town a red-and-blue placard setting forth the great advantages of the Empire of Brazil as a field for the emigrating agriculturist.
    5 — The Woman Pays (44% in)
  • In brief he was strongly inclined to try Brazil, especially as the season for going thither was just at hand.
    5 — The Woman Pays (44% in)
  • I have come home rather in a hurry because I've decided to go to Brazil."
    5 — The Woman Pays (44% in)
  • Brazil!
    5 — The Woman Pays (44% in)
  • But this idea of Brazil is quite a recent one.
    5 — The Woman Pays (45% in)
  • XL At breakfast Brazil was the topic, and all endeavoured to take a hopeful view of Clare's proposed experiment with that country's soil, notwithstanding the discouraging reports of some farm-labourers who had emigrated thither and returned home within the twelve months.
    5 — The Woman Pays (50% in)
  • Going to Brazil.
    5 — The Woman Pays (53% in)
  • "I am going to Brazil alone, Izz," said he.
    5 — The Woman Pays (55% in)
  • ...subsequent to her marriage they were under the impression that she was ultimately going to join her husband; and from that time to the present she had done nothing to disturb their belief that she was awaiting his return in comfort, hoping against hope that his journey to Brazil would result in a short stay only, after which he would come to fetch her, or that he would write for her to join him; in any case that they would soon present a united front to their families and the world.
    5 — The Woman Pays (61% in)
  • At this moment he was lying ill of fever in the clay lands near Curitiba in Brazil, having been drenched with thunder-storms and persecuted by other hardships, in common with all the English farmers and farm-labourers who, just at this time, were deluded into going thither by the promises of the Brazilian Government, and by the baseless assumption that those frames which, ploughing and sowing on English uplands, had resisted all the weathers to whose moods they had been born, could...
    5 — The Woman Pays (61% in)
  • He wanted her to go off to Brazil with him.
    5 — The Woman Pays (87% in)
  • Angel's original intention had not been emigration to Brazil but a northern or eastern farm in his own country.
    6 — The Convert (58% in)
  • He had come to this place in a fit of desperation, the Brazil movement among the English agriculturists having by chance coincided with his desire to escape from his past existence.
    6 — The Convert (58% in)
  • Then he hunted up the old letter sent on to him in Brazil, which Tess had written from Flintcomb-Ash, and re-read it.
    7 — Fulfilment (11% in)

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