Thomas Hardy about grief (“Tess of the d'Urbervilles”, 1891) - Meanwhile the trees were just as green as before; the birds sang and the sun shone as clearly now as ever. The familiar surroundings had not darkened because of her grief, nor sickened because of her pain.
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Meanwhile the trees were just as green as before; the birds sang and the sun shone as clearly now as ever. The familiar surroundings had not darkened because of her grief, nor sickened because of her pain.
 Thomas HardyTess of the d'Urbervilles (1891). copy citation

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