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Brief about Thomas Hardy: By info that we know Thomas Hardy was born at 1970-01-01. And also Thomas Hardy is English Novelist.

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My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.

Tags: Good, History, Peace

My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.

Tags: Emotion, Opinion, Thought

Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument with them.

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Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.

Tags: Courage, Moral, Patience

Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.

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Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.

Tags: Terrible, Truly, Words

Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.

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No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.

Tags: Cannot, Learn, Read

Some folk want their luck buttered.

Tags: Buttered, Folk, Luck

Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is, or help to half-a-crown.

Tags: Help, Treat, War

You can do anything with bayonets except sit on them.

Tags: Bayonets, Except, Sit

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.

Tags: Age, Job, Men

Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.

Tags: Change, Time, Within

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.

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A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.

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The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.

Tags: Heaven, Him, Religion

It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.

Tags: Feelings, Men, Woman

And yet to every bad there is a worse.

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There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound.

Tags: Both, Pain, Tongue

The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.

Tags: Evil, Far, Impossible