Jude the Obscure
by Thomas Hardy
Jude the Obscure Quotes
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And then he continued to dream, and thought he might become even a Bishop by leading a pure, energetic, wise, Christian life. (1.6.9)
Jude went out, and, feeling more than ever his existence to be an undemanded one, he lay on his back on a heap of litter near the pig-sty. (1.2.39)
He had just inhaled a single breath from a new atmosphere. (1.6.62)
'I've got him to care for me: Yes! But I want him to more than care for me! I want him to have me—to marry me!' (1.7.60)
Half an hour later they all lay in their cubicles, their tender feminine faces upturned to the flaring gas-jets which at intervals stretched down the long dormitories, every face bearing the legend...
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
Perhaps if he prayed, the wish to see Christminster might be forwarded. (1.3.14)
'The boy is crazy for books.' (1.2.6)
Society and Class Quotes
The maid servant recognized Jude, and whispered her surprise to her mistress […] that the student, 'who kept hisself so particular,' should have suddenly descended so low as to keep company with...