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therefore
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

17 uses
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Definition
for that reason (what follows is so because of what was just said)
  • But though to visit the sins of the fathers upon the children may be a morality good enough for divinities, it is scorned by average human nature; and it therefore does not mend the matter.
    1 — The Maiden (**% in)
  • There still faintly beamed from the woman's features something of the freshness, and even the prettiness, of her youth; rendering it probable that the personal charms which Tess could boast of were in main part her mother's gift, and therefore unknightly, unhistorical.
    1 — The Maiden (20% in)
  • "No, father; I cannot underwrite Article Four (leave alone the rest), taking it 'in the literal and grammatical sense' as required by the Declaration; and, therefore, I can't be a parson in the present state of affairs," said Angel.
    3 — The Rally (30% in)
  • And, therefore, we must make the best of it.
    4 — The Consequence (10% in)
  • Would it not be well, therefore, for him to marry?
    4 — The Consequence (14% in)
  • Angel therefore refrained from declaring more particulars now.
    4 — The Consequence (17% in)
  • She therefore replied by glancing over her scant habiliments; but Clare gently urged her.
    4 — The Consequence (43% in)
  • During the preceding week, therefore, he suggested making a few purchases in the nearest town, and they started together.
    4 — The Consequence (74% in)
  • Though I feel it to be a somewhat incongruous act in the circumstances, I am, as you will see, bound to hand over the articles to the woman to whom the use of them for her lifetime will now rightly belong, and they are therefore promptly sent.
    4 — The Consequence (92% in)
  • She therefore could not withstand his argument.
    5 — The Woman Pays (22% in)
  • He waited in expectancy to discern some mental pointing; he knew that if any intention of his, concluded over-night, did not vanish in the light of morning, it stood on a basis approximating to one of pure reason, even if initiated by impulse of feeling; that it was so far, therefore, to be trusted.
    5 — The Woman Pays (31% in)
  • As soon, therefore, as the uniform cloak of darkness without began to turn to a disordered medley of grays, they blew out the lamp, wrapped themselves up in their thickest pinners, tied their woollen cravats round their necks and across their chests, and started for the barn.
    5 — The Woman Pays (80% in)
  • 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)
  • It was, therefore, only necessary to wait till the service was over.
    5 — The Woman Pays (93% in)
  • You don't believe that you ought to preach my doctrine, and, therefore, do no despite to your conscience in abstaining.
    6 — The Convert (28% in)
  • Clare therefore thought it would be best to prepare Tess and her family by sending a line to Marlott announcing his return, and his hope that she was still living with them there, as he had arranged for her to do when he left England.
    7 — Fulfilment (8% in)
  • From this place they told him Tess Durbeyfield had gone, without due notice, to the home of her parents on the other side of Blackmoor, and it therefore became necessary to find Mrs Durbeyfield.
    7 — Fulfilment (17% in)

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