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In CliffsNotes on Tess of the d'Urbervilles, you discover Thomas Hardy's literary vintage because the writer demanding situations some of the Victorian sensibilities of the nineteenth century by means of writing approximately such themes as immoral intercourse, homicide, illegitimate young ones, and the single dwelling jointly. within the novel, you keep on with the adventure of Tess as early occasions in her existence lead her down the line to tragic ruin.
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He belched again. "Food always does this to me," he explained, "when I eat late. I have to be careful about supper if I am entertaining a little friend. " "You'd better go to sleep. " Charlot, leaning against the washstand, watched Carosse with dull distaste--watched not only Carosse--a mirror on the wardrobe door reflected both of their images; two middle-aged ruined men discussing a young girl. Never before had he been so aware of his age. "Do you know," Carosse said, "I'm half regretting that I'm leaving here.
The shallow eyes flickered disapproval: the man only liked his intimates--the payers, Charlot thought--to call him by his name. "You don't remember me, Jules," Charlot said. The man became uneasy: perhaps some tone of voice echoed in his ear. The times were confusing: some customers had disappeared altogether, others who had been in hiding had returned changed by imprisonment, and others who had not been in hiding it was now in the interests of his business to discourage. " The American began to hit loudly on the table with a coin.
Charlot, leaning against the washstand, watched Carosse with dull distaste--watched not only Carosse--a mirror on the wardrobe door reflected both of their images; two middle-aged ruined men discussing a young girl. Never before had he been so aware of his age. "Do you know," Carosse said, "I'm half regretting that I'm leaving here. I believe I could compete with you--even as Jean-Louis Chavel. You haven't any dash, my dear fellow. " "Why ever not? You've nothing against me. " He yawned and stretched.