Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

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When Farmer Oak smiled, the corners of his mouth spread till they were within an unimportant distance of his ears, his eyes were reduced to chinks, and diverging wrinkles appeared round them, extending upon his countenance like the rays in a rudimentary sketch of the rising sun. His Christian name was Gabriel, and on working days he was a young man of sound judgment, easy motions, proper dress, and general good character. On Sundays he was a man of misty views, rather given to postponing, and hampered by his best clothes and umbrella: upon the whole, one who felt himself to occupy morally that vast middle space of Laodicean neutrality which lay between the Communion people of the parish and the drunken section, - that is, he went to church, but yawned privately by the time the con- gegation reached the Nicene creed, - and thought of what there would be for dinner when he meant to be listening to the sermonshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 544g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1514780119
  • 9781514780114

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