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Paula (Bilgewater) Quotes

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“The astounding thing about Paula is that she looks like Tess of the D´Urbervilles, and she sounds like Tess of the D´Urbervilles, and she thinks like Tess of the D´Urbervilles and yet she is so different from Tess of the D´Urbervilles. I expect she comes from a different part of Dorset.”
Jane Gardam
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Bilgewater
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Paula (Bilgewater)
Marigold Green
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“She’s lovely, Paula. She has a grand straight back joining on to a long, duchess-like neck and whoosh of hair scooped into a silky high bundle with a pin. She’s tall, with a fine-drawn narrow figure with sloping shoulders and whatever she wears looks expensive.”
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“And Paula never, ever, gives me the impression that I am ugly and once when I said something of the kind she went off like a bomb. ‘You get no sympathy from me on that score, my lover.‘”

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