far from the madding crowd


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far from the madding crowd

in a quiet, restful place. (From Thomas Gray's poem, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard.") Julia sat daydreaming at her desk, wishing she were far from the madding crowd. Jane: Where shall we go this weekend? Alan: Anywhere, as long as it's far from the madding crowd.
See also: crowd, far
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Matthias Schoenaertsand Carey Mulligany in Far From The Madding Crowd
Like most professional fishers, Watkins cherishes the independence and self-reliance the job affords, and has gone to great lengths to stay far from the madding crowd.
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Byline: Damon Smith FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (12A) .
ARECENT re-release of John Schlesinger's 1967 version of Far From The Madding Crowd provided a timely reminder of the raw emotional power of Thomas Hardy's late 19th-century novel and Julie Christie's luminous portrayal of spirited heroine Bathsheba Everdene.
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CAREY MULLIGAN THE actress, right, quite literally dazzled on the red carpet for her new movie Far From the Madding Crowd this week and will soon be seen alongside Meryl Streep in the women's rights film Suffragette.
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So in order to avoid the chaos and destruction, somewhere central but still far from the madding crowd was required.