Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist, in the tradition of George Eliot, he was also influenced both in his novels and poetry by Romanticism, especially by William Wordsworth. Charles Dickens is another important influence on Thomas Hardy. Like Dickens, he was also highly critical of much in Victorian society, though Hardy focussed more on a declining rural society.
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... The date of Thomas Hardy's death had been uncertain until now, but The Gentleman’s Magazine of October 1804 states that he died ‘after a long illness’ on 14 September 1804 ... of the topographical artist and academician Joseph Farington (1747–1821), informs us that Hardy was born in Derbyshire and that he studied under Wright of Derby ... The painter Thomas Hardy has sometimes been confused with another Thomas Hardy the shoemaker, radical, and founder of the London Corresponding Society who lived 1752–1832 ...
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“There had been years of Passionscorching, cold,
And much Despair, and Anger heaving high,”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)
“It appears that ordinary men take wives because possession is not possible without marriage, and that ordinary women accept husbands because marriage is not possible without possession; with totally differing aims the method is the same on both sides.”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)
“I have been told to reason by the heart,
But heart, like head, leads helplessly;
I have been told to reason by the pulse,
And, when it quickens, alter the actions pace”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)