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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 A man's silence is wonderful to listen to. Quote Right
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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 through events are those who have not ingenuity enough to make private ones as each event occurs. Quote Right
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Quote Left I shall be breakfasted before you are afield. In short, I shall astonish you all. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs. Quote Right
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Quote Left It appears that ordinary men take wives because possession is not possible without marriage, and that ordinary women accept husbands because m... Quote Right
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