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Angel Clare Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from Angel Clare
  1. #1
    “O why have you treated me so monstrously, Angel! I do not deserve it. I have thought it all over carefully, and I can never, never forgive you!”
  2. #2
    “Thus, neither having the clue to the other’s secret, they were respectively puzzled at what each revealed, and awaited new knowledge of each other’s character and moods without attempting to pry into each other’s history.”
  3. #3
    “She hardly observed that a tear descended slowly upon his cheek, a tear so large that it magnified the pores of skin over which it rolled, like the object lens of a microscope.”
  4. #4
    “Every day, every hour, brought to him one more little stroke of her nature, and to her one more of his. Tess was trying to lead a repressed life, but she little divined the strength of her own vitality.”
  5. #5
    “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.”
  6. #6
    “You are very good. But it strikes me that there is a want of harmony between your present mood of self-sacrifice and your past mood of self-preservation.”
  7. #7
    ″... nobody could love ‘ee more than Tess did! . . . She would have laid down her life for ‘ee. I could do no more.”
  8. #8
    “Do you regret that poor little act of justice to an absent one? O, Izz, don’t spoil it by regret!”
  9. #9
    “My life looks as if it had been wasted for want of chances! When I see what you know, what you have read, and seen, and thought, I feel what a nothing I am!”

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