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Thomas Hardy Biography...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.


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Quote Left It may have been observed that there is no regular path for getting out of love as there is for getting in. Some people look upon marriage as ... 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 Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it; you may gain. It is the only view of life in which you can never be disappointed. Having reckoned what to do in the worst possible circumstances, when better arise, as they may, life becomes child's play. Quote Right
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Quote Left "Justice" was done, and the President of the Immortals, in Æschylean phrase, had ended his sport with Tess. And the d'Urberville knights and ... Quote Right
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Quote Left Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king. Quote Right
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