Key Quotes - Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Injustice and Fate)

Chapter 1 (Parson Tringham to John)
"Don't you really know, Durbeyfield, that you are the lineal representative of the ancient and knightly family"
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Chapter 4
"The pointed shaft of the cart had entered the breast of the unhappy Prince like a sword, and from the wound his life's blood was spouting in a stream"
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Chapter 5
there behind the blue narcotic haze was potentially the "tragic mischief" of her drama"
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Chapter 8
"he was inexorable, and she sat still, and d'Urberville gave her the kiss of mastery"
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Chapter 11
"why so often the coarse appropriates of the finer thus, the wrong man the woman, the wrong woman the man, many thousand years of analytical philosophy have failed to explain to our sense of order"
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Chapter 11
"'It was to be'. There lay the pity of it. An immeasurable social chasm was to divide our heroine's personality"
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Chapter 19 (Tess to Angel)
"...finding out that there is set down in some old book somebody just like me, and to know that I shall only act her part; making me sad, that's all"
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Chapter 24
"It was impossible that the most fanciful love should not grow passionate"
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Chapter 32 (Tess to herself)
"All this good fortune may be scourged out of me afterwords by a lot of ill. That's how Heaven mostly does"
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Chapter 45 (Alec to Tess)
"put your hand upon that stone hand, and swear that you will never tempt me - by your charms or ways"
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Chapter 47 (Tess to Alec)
"Once victim, always victim - that's the law!"
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Chapter 47 (Alec to Tess)
"Remember my lady, I was your master one! I will be your master again."
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Chapter 58 (Tess to Angel)
"'It is as it should be', she murmured"
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Chapter 59
"'Justice' was done, and the President of the Immortals, in Aeschylean phrase, had ended his sport with Tess"
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