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Comprehensive information about Charles Kingsley including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Charles Kingsley was a priest of the Church of England, a university professor, historian, poet and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country and northeast Hampshire. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin. This educational Charles Kingsley resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left It's all in the day's work, as the huntsman said when the lion ate him. Quote Right
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Quote Left We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means. Quote Right
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Quote Left Every winter, When the great sun has turned his face away, The earth goes down into a vale of grief, And fasts, and weeps, and shrouds herself in sables, Leaving her wedding-garlands to decay-- Then leaps in spring to his returning kisses. Quote Right
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Quote Left The world goes up and the world goes down, And the sunshine follows the rain; And yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown Can never come over again. Quote Right
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