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Comprehensive information about Thomas Hardy including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Thomas Hardy was a British novelist, short story writer, and poet of the Naturalist movement. Hardy was born in Dorsetshire, with whose scenery he has made his readers familiar; bred an architect; first earned popularity in 1874 by his "Far from the Madding Crowd," which was followed by, among others, "The Return of the Native," "The Woodlanders," and "Tess of the D'Urbervilles," the last in 1892, books which require to be read in order to appreciate the genius of the author; b. 1840. This educational Thomas Hardy resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Don't you go believing in sayings, Picotee: they are all made by men, for their own advantages. Women who use public proverbs as a guide throu... Quote Right
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Quote Left The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job. Quote Right
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Quote Left Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity. Quote Right
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Quote Left If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst. Quote Right
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Quote Left Though a good deal is too strange to be believed, nothing is too strange to have happened. Quote Right
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