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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 Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle. Quote Right
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Quote Left A man's silence is wonderful to listen to. 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 The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him. Quote Right
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Quote Left 'Come hither, Son,' I heard Death say; 'I did not will a grave Should end thy pilgrimage today, But I, too, am a slave!' Quote Right
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