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Gabriel Oak Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Gabriel Oak
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“Thank God I am not married: what would she have done in the poverty now coming upon me!”
Thomas Hardy
author
Far from the Madding Crowd
book
Gabriel Oak
character
marriage
poverty
ruin
being single
concepts
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“I’ve danced at your skittish heels, my beautiful Bathsheba, for many a long mile, and many a long day; and it is hard to begrudge me this one visit.”
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“His being higher in learning and birth than the ruck o’ soldiers is anything but a proof of his worth. It shows his course to be down’ard.”
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“He wasn’t quite good enough for me.”
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“The sheep were not insured. –All the savings of a frugal life had been dispersed at a blow: his hopes of being an independent farmer were laid low—possibly for ever.”

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