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Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
The following excerpt is from a novel set in England in the late 19th century.

Hardy, Thomas. Tess of the D'Urbervilles : A Pure Woman. New York: Harper & Bros., 1892. HathiTrust Digital Library. Web. 23 Mar. 2016.

In paragraph 3, lines 24-27 ("Constructed upon…green of the grass") reinforce which of the following statements from the passage?

A

"[…] in the valley, the world seems to be constructed upon a smaller and more delicate scale[…]"

B

". The traveller from the coast […] is surprised and delighted to behold, extended like a map beneath him, a country differing absolutely from that which he has passed through."

C

"Behind him the hills are open, the sun blazes down upon fields so large as to give an unenclosed character to the landscape[…]"

D

"Arable lands are few and limited; with but slight exceptions the prospect is a broad rich mass of grass and trees, mantling minor hills and dales within the major."