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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?


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


". 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."


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


"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."

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