A Pair Of Blue Eyes

Thomas Hardy's partly autobiographical bittersweet love story, dramatised in three parts by Jane Beeson.

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In Cornwall young ARCHITECT Stephen Smith vies for the love of Elfride, but the machinations of Mrs Jephcott threaten his plans.

The daughter of a local parson makes an unsuccessful attempt at eloping with a young ARCHITECT.

Parson's daughter Elfride becomes the object of affection for two very different men.

Cornish parson's daughter Elfride becomes the object of affection for two very different men.

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Henry Knight arrives and there is an immediate attraction between him and Elfride. But Stephen is on his way home.

After their unsuccessful attempt to elope, Elfride and Stephen part with the hope that one day her father will agree to the match. She returns home to find a new suitor waiting for her.

Elfride fails to marry Stephen and falls for an esteemed man of letters.

After failing to marry Stephen, Elfride meets and falls in love with his mentor Henry.

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Elfride encounters her old love Stephen and resolves to tell Henry about her past.

Since the encounter with her old love Stephen in the church, Elfride resolves to tell Henry Knight the truth about her past.

Since an accidental encounter with her old love Stephen, Elfride is painfully resolved to tell Henry Knight the truth about her past.

Elfride's past finally catches up with her and she faces some difficult questions from Henry.

After seeing Stephen at the church, Elfride procrastinates over telling Henry of her past.