Who is Thomas Hardy

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 influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth. He was highly critical of much in Victorian society, especially on the declining status of rural people in Britain, such as those from his native South West England.

While Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life and regarded himself primarily as a poet, his first collection was not published until 1898. Initially, therefore, he gained fame as the author of such novels as Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895). During his lifetime, Hardy's poetry...
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Thomas Hardy Poems

  • Meubles Anciens
    Je ne sais pas comment ça peut être avec les autres
    Qui s'assoient au milieu des reliques de la maison
    Cette date du temps des mères de leurs mères,
    Mais bon je sais comment c'est avec moi ...
  • Alte Möbel
    Ich weiß nicht, wie es mit anderen sein kann
    Die inmitten von Relikten der Haushaltsführung sitzen
    Dieses Datum stammt aus den Tagen der Mütter ihrer Mütter,
    Aber gut, ich weiß, wie es bei mir ist ...
  • Muebles Viejos
    No sé cómo puede ser con los demás.
    Que se sientan en medio de reliquias de la casa
    Esa fecha de los días de las madres de sus madres,
    Pero bueno se como es conmigo ...
  • Tolérance
    «C'est une chose insensée, dis-je,
    «Pour supporter tel, et le passer;
    Pourtant je le fais, je ne sais pas pourquoi!
    ...
  • Toleranz
    "Es ist eine dumme Sache", sagte ich, "
    'Mit solchen zu ertragen, und es vorbei zu gehen;
    Aber so weiß ich nicht warum! '
    ...
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Long 187 Time 174 Thought 145 Life 144 Night 123 Face 119 Never 109 I Love You 107 Love 107 Place 96


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