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type batter

Damage or wear to type, resulting in a defective impression. Because each battered type creates a unique impression, Hinman, Blayney, and others have successfully used evidence from ...

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Oxford Reader's Companion to Hardy

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
2,348 words

...recognizes the contrast from the chalk downland in the tread and smell of the soil. Her consciousness becomes alert to half-remembered folk-memories that generate a potent atmosphere of nameless fears, the same fears that made her mother insist that the magical properties of her battered copy of The Compleat Fortune-Teller were such that the book must not remain in the cottage overnight, but must be hidden in the thatch of the outhouse ( TDU 3). The Valley of the Great Dairies is first presented in terms of the contrasts its landscape offers to the Blackmore...

Scenes of Clerical Life

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Oxford Reader's Companion to George Eliot

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
4,898 words

...with the aid of his anxious-to-please wife, the public humiliation of Edgar Tryan over his Sunday evening lectures. By a superb structural effect, however, it is Dempster who is later to be publicly humiliated by his violence and drunkenness, while Tryan survives the battering satirical shafts (some of which are Janet's) and the threats of physical violence with the courage of principle and faith. And to compound the contrast, Janet comes through her terrible domestic ordeals and finds a new life which is made possible for her by the practice and...

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