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HARDY, T.: Far from the Madding Crowd (Unabridged)

Publication:
Hong Kong : Naxos Digital Services US Incorporated 2014.
Series:
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Naxos Spoken Word Library
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Sound recording
1 online resource
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Spoken Word
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Mode of access: Available online.
Contents:
Chapter 1 ( 06 min., 01 sec. )
The field he was in this morning... ( 07 min., 55 sec. )
Chapter 2 ( 07 min., 33 sec. )
Oak's motions, though they had a quiet-energy, were slow... ( 06 min., 14 sec. )
Farmer Oak went towards the plantation... ( 04 min., 48 sec. )
Chapter 3 ( 07 min., 29 sec. )
'I wanted my hat this morning,' she went on. ( 05 min., 02 sec. )
'Whatever is the matter?' said Oak vacantly. ( 05 min., 13 sec. )
Chapter 4 ( 06 min., 04 sec. )
A voice came from behind some laurel-bushes... ( 05 min., 38 sec. )
He went forward and stretched out his arm again. ( 08 min., 39 sec. )
Chapter 5 ( 04 min., 35 sec. )
Gabriel then remembered that he had left the two dogs on the hill... ( 07 min., 26 sec. )
Chapter 6 ( 05 min., 51 sec. )
The road stretched through water-meadows... ( 06 min., 21 sec. )
Gabriel again mounted the gate, and, leaping down... ( 04 min., 45 sec. )
Oak seized the cut ends of the sheaves, as if he were going... ( 04 min., 44 sec. )
Chapter 7 ( 07 min., 52 sec. )
Chapter 8 ( 09 min. )
Having at this moment reached the end of a wistful gaze into mid-air... ( 08 min., 03 sec. )
'We d' know little of her - nothing.' ( 06 min., 01 sec. )
'He got so much better, that he was quite godly in his later years...' ( 06 min., 06 sec. )
'Ye be a very old aged person, malter,' attested Jan Coggan... ( 05 min., 53 sec. )
A few minutes later, when the remaining ones were on their legs... ( 06 min., 39 sec. )
Chapter 9 ( 05 min., 59 sec. )
The door opened, and a deep voice said - 'Is Miss Everdene at home?' ( 06 min., 35 sec. )
Chapter 10 ( 05 min., 24 sec. )
Joseph Poorgrass, in the background twitched... ( 03 min., 47 sec. )
But perhaps her air was the inevitable result of the social rise... ( 04 min., 09 sec. )
Chapter 11 ( 04 min., 53 sec. )
At this time some words were spoken aloud... ( 06 min., 06 sec. )
Chapter 12 ( 03 min., 41 sec. )
Strange to say of a woman in full bloom and vigor... ( 04 min., 36 sec. )
The information was put in this form... ( 02 min., 37 sec. )
Chapter 13 ( 05 min., 41 sec. )
'What fun it would be to send it to the stupid old Boldwood...' ( 03 min., 09 sec. )
Chapter 14 ( 07 min., 04 sec. )
Boldwood was listlessly noting how the frost had hardened... ( 02 min., 34 sec. )
Chapter 15 ( 05 min., 35 sec. )
'I wonder what a farmer-woman can want with a harpsichord...' ( 02 min., 41 sec. )
'We've no lambing-hut here, as I used to have at Norcombe,'... ( 05 min., 52 sec. )
'And how Farmer James would cuss, and call thee a fool...' ( 05 min., 37 sec. )
The door was hurriedly burst open again... ( 03 min., 39 sec. )
Chapter 16 ( 06 min., 07 sec. )
Chapter 17 ( 05 min., 34 sec. )
Chapter 18 ( 06 min., 10 sec. )
Boldwood, looking into the distant meadows, saw there three figures. ( 04 min., 38 sec. )
Chapter 19 ( 04 min., 39 sec. )
Boldwood came close and bade her good morning... ( 03 min., 43 sec. )
Bathsheba's momentary impulse at hearing this... ( 05 min., 04 sec. )
Chapter 20 ( 04 min., 08 sec. )
Cain departed, and Bathsheba took the handle. ( 05 min., 06 sec. )
In an instant Bathsheba's face coloured... ( 03 min., 36 sec. )
Chapter 21 ( 05 min., 22 sec. )
One of the ewes here contracted its muscles horribly... ( 07 min., 54 sec. )
Chapter 22 ( 05 min., 57 sec. )
Here the shearers knelt, the sun slanting inches.. ( 06 min., 21 sec. )
But heartless circumstance could not leave entire Gabriel's happiness... ( 04 min., 30 sec. )
'That means matrimony,' said Temperance Miller... ( 07 min., 33 sec. )
Chapter 23 ( 06 min., 23 sec. )
The sun went down in an ochreous mist... ( 05 min., 33 sec. )
At this time of departure, when nothing more was visible... ( 03 min., 05 sec. )
Chapter 24 ( 05 min., 52 sec. )
'I'll unfasten you in one moment, miss,' he said... ( 08 min., 03 sec. )
Chapter 25 ( 08 min., 04 sec. )
Chapter 26 ( 06 min., 44 sec. )
'How - indeed?' she said, opening her eyes. ( 07 min., 34 sec. )
'It is an unusually good one for a man like me to possess,'... ( 05 min., 18 sec. )
Chapter 27 ( 06 min., 51 sec. )
Chapter 28 ( 04 min., 51 sec. )
'Now just to learn whether you have pluck enough...' ( 07 min., 21 sec. )
Chapter 29 ( 07 min., 05 sec. )
The other day they said you were trifling with him... ( 04 min., 43 sec. )
Oak's allusion to his own love for her lessened, to some extent... ( 04 min., 02 sec. )
Chapter 30 ( 05 min., 03 sec. )
Liddy went towards the door. ( 04 min., 38 sec. )
Chapter 31 ( 05 min., 49 sec. )
'I am beyond myself about this, and am mad,' he said. ( 04 min., 49 sec. )
'I did not take you up - surely I did not!' she answered... ( 05 min., 44 sec. )
'Then curse him; and curse him!' said Boldwood... ( 05 min., 02 sec. )
Chapter 32 ( 05 min., 51 sec. )
'What's the matter?' said Gabriel. ( 05 min., 38 sec. )
'We thought - ' began Gabriel. ( 06 min., 24 sec. )
Chapter 33 ( 05 min., 36 sec. )
'For my poor self, I always say "please God" afore I do anything,'... ( 05 min., 06 sec. )
'Miss Everdene and the soldier were walking about together, you say?' ( 05 min., 50 sec. )
Chapter 34 ( 08 min., 21 sec. )
In making this statement Boldwood's voice revealed... ( 05 min., 19 sec. )
'Shall I tell her I have come to give her up and cannot marry her?' ( 08 min., 08 sec. )
Chapter 35 ( 05 min., 40 sec. )
'Oh, Coggan,' said Troy, as if inspired by a recollection... ( 03 min., 20 sec. )
Chapter 36 ( 03 min., 58 sec. )
So the dance began. ( 03 min., 06 sec. )
Bathsheba indignantly left the barn... ( 03 min., 29 sec. )
This complication of weathers being uncommon... ( 03 min., 34 sec. )
Gabriel glanced hopelessly at the group... ( 05 min., 36 sec. )
Chapter 37 ( 06 min., 17 sec. )
'Hold on!' said Gabriel, taking the sheaf from her shoulder... ( 06 min., 03 sec. )
'I did at last - not at first,' he answered, somewhat surprised... ( 03 min., 54 sec. )
Chapter 38 ( 05 min., 20 sec. )
It is difficult to describe the intensely dramatic effect... ( 03 min., 15 sec. )
Chapter 39 ( 05 min., 34 sec. )
The woman, on hearing him speak, quickly looked up... ( 03 min., 11 sec. )
Chapter 40 ( 04 min., 40 sec. )
The crutches answered well. ( 05 min., 11 sec. )
Never was ingenuity exercised so sorely... ( 04 min., 48 sec. )
On this much-desired spot outside the town... ( 02 min., 41 sec. )
Chapter 41 ( 03 min., 51 sec. )
She gave a sigh of resignation. ( 04 min., 13 sec. )
'Until to-day, when I took it from a drawer...' ( 04 min., 32 sec. )
She saw coming up the road a man like Mr Boldwood. ( 05 min., 09 sec. )
She turned herself away from him... ( 04 min., 09 sec. )
Chapter 42 ( 03 min., 44 sec. )
The air was as an eye suddenly struck blind. ( 06 min., 09 sec. )
'Well, I must be on again,' said Poorgrass. ( 06 min., 11 sec. )
Coggan looked up indefinitely at Oak... ( 06 min., 14 sec. )
Gabriel had his reasons for thinking the latter... ( 03 min., 38 sec. )
Chapter 43 ( 05 min., 46 sec. )
She suddenly felt a longing desire to speak to some one... ( 06 min., 54 sec. )
'Oh-h-h!' she said, and the silent room added length to her moan. ( 06 min., 09 sec. )
So still he remained that he could be imagined... ( 06 min., 29 sec. )
Chapter 44 ( 04 min., 10 sec. )
The fungi grew in all manner of positions from rotting leaves... ( 05 min., 29 sec. )
Liddy vanished, and at the end of twenty minutes returned... ( 06 min., 40 sec. )
Chapter 45 ( 04 min., 01 sec. )
Within were lying about stones of all sizes and designs... ( 06 min., 17 sec. )
Chapter 46 ( 02 min., 31 sec. )
The lower row of teeth was quite washed away... ( 06 min., 05 sec. )
Sanguine by nature, Troy had a power of eluding grief... ( 05 min., 54 sec. )
Not being able to read, think, or work, Bathsheba asked Liddy to stay... ( 04 min., 25 sec. )
Chapter 47 ( 06 min., 53 sec. )
Chapter 48 ( 06 min., 36 sec. )
Being hardly in a condition to drive home as she had driven to town... ( 05 min., 24 sec. )
Chapter 49 ( 07 min., 09 sec. )
To the eyes of the middle-aged, Bathsheba was perhaps... ( 05 min., 25 sec. )
Chapter 50 ( 06 min., 23 sec. )
'That's the great ruffen pushing me!' screamed a woman... ( 06 minutes, 12 sec.
)
And now the mild autumn sun got lower... ( 05 min., 32 sec. )
She looked so charming and fair that his cool mood... ( 06 minutes, 27 sec.
)
The largest refreshment booth in the fair... ( 04 min., 57 sec. )
'Excuse me, ma'am,' said Pennyways... ( 04 min., 23 sec. )
Chapter 51 ( 05 min., 22 sec. )
'I, too, am very sorry,' she said, and then checked herself. ( 05 min., 34 sec. )
Bathsheba was in a very peculiar state of mind... ( 04 min., 08 sec. )
'Well, your want of love seems to me the one thing...' ( 04 min., 11 sec. )
Chapter 52 ( 04 min., 07 sec. )
III: Boldwood was dressing also at this hour. ( 04 min., 51 sec. )
IV: Troy was sitting in a corner of The White Hart tavern... ( 04 min., 16 sec. )
V: 'How do I look to-night, Liddy?' said Bathsheba... ( 05 min., 31 sec. )
VII: 'How does this cover me?' said Troy to Pennyways... ( 03 min., 37 sec. )
Chapter 53 ( 04 min., 09 sec. )
'I hope to God she'll come, or this night will be nothing but misery...' ( 05 min., 55 sec. )
So the men entered the hall, which was the room selected... ( 04 min., 34 sec. )
The trimmings of her dress, as they quivered against the light... ( 04 min., 28 sec. )
'Do you know what they mean?' the farmer asked Bathsheba... ( 03 min., 13 sec. )
Nevertheless, she did not move. ( 02 min., 50 sec. )
Chapter 54 ( 05 min., 55 sec. )
Mr. Aldritch drove at once back again up the hill to Bathsheba's ( 03 min., 42 sec. )
Chapter 55 ( 04 min., 25 sec. )
These somewhat pathetic evidences... ( 05 min., 51 sec. )
Chapter 56 ( 06 min., 27 sec. )
'And have they done it as you wished?' said Oak. ( 04 min., 21 sec. )
On examining her heart it appeared beyond measure strange... ( 04 min., 48 sec. )
'I am not going to emigrate, you know...' ( 05 min., 41 sec. )
Chapter 57 ( 04 min., 29 sec. )
'Liddy.' said Bathsheba, on going to bed that night... ( 02 min., 50 sec. )
Repose had again incarnadined her cheeks... ( 04 minutes, 07 sec. )
Participant:
Parker, Jamie, Reader -- Hardy, Thomas, Author
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Hardy, Thomas Author
Naxos Digital Services US
Publisher Number:
9781843798453
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