Key Quotes - Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Women)

Chapter 5
"He watched her pretty and unconscious munching through the skeins of smoke that pervaded the tent, and Tess Durbeyfield did not divine, as she innocently looked down at the roses in her bosom"
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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 it was that upon this beautiful feminine tissue, sensitive as gossamer, and practically blank as snow yet, there should have been traced such a coarse pattern as it was doomed to receive"
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Chapter 19
"He was surprised to find this young woman - who though but a milkmaid had just that touch of rarity about her which might make her the envied of her housemates - shaping such sad imaginings"
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Chapter 35
"I repeat, the woman I have been loving is not you"..."Another woman in your shape"
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Chapter 40 (Izz Huett to Angel)
"Because nobody could love 'ee more than Tess did!...She would have laid down her life for 'ee. I could do no more"
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Chapter 57 (Tess to Angel)
"I feared long ago, when I struck him on the mouth with my glove, that I might do it some day for the trap he set for me in my simple youth, and his wrong to you through me"
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Chapter 58 (Tess to Angel)
"Liza-Lu is so gentle and sweet, and she is growing beautiful..She had all the best of me without the bad of me"
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Chapter 8

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"He was inexorable, and she sat still, and d'Urberville gave her the kiss of mastery"

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Chapter 11

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Chapter 19

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Chapter 35

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