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  • Despite her not inviolate past, what still abode in such a woman as Tess outvalued the freshness of her fellows.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • The certainty of one more day's affection, which she gained by silence, outvalued the hope of a perpetuity combined with the risk of all.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • He saw that life itself infinitely outvalued anything that could be feigned about it, but its richness seemed to corrupt him, and he had not the clear, ethical conscience which forced George Eliot to be realistic when probably her artistic prepossessions were romantic.

    My Literary Passions

  • What a wide distinction is here! and how far the slightest portion of the latter merit have outvalued the utmost degree of the former!

    Drowne's Wooden Image

  • After this he commanded that all that had belonged to him should be given to the lady, the which was not so little but that it outvalued ten thousand doubloons.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • The certainty of one more day’s affection, which she gained by silence, outvalued the hope of a perpetuity combined with the risk of all.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • In ancienter days, a few pages of good poetry outvalued a whole ell of the finest Genoa. "

    Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare, Euseby Treen, Joseph Carnaby, and Silas Gough, Clerk

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