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I AM ONE OF THE IMPERCIPIENTS by Perry Mann

I AM ONE OF THE IMPERCIPIENTS Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928, one of the great English novelists and poets, is a favorite person of mine, a mentor, who helped me think and believe as he did. I did so vaguely before I … Continue reading

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CRYSTALLIZED OPINION by Perry Mann

CRYSTALLIZED OPINION Life for me would be immeasurably more lonely were it not for the companionship of Thomas Hardy, the English novelist and poet, whose sojourn here was from 1840 to 1928 and whose abode was his beloved Wessex. “Hardy’s … Continue reading

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“THE RESPECTABLE BURGHER” by Perry Mann

Julian, I love Thomas Hardy’s poetry. Here is one full of Biblical characters. Perry “THE RESPECTABLE BURGHER” 10-11-05 With time on my hands I often turn to Thomas Hardy’s poetry. On a recent Sunday, I opened a collection of his … Continue reading

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More quotes of interest from my reading

From The Reformation by Will Durant “…men prefer the assurance of dogma to the diffidence of reason.” P4 “Our instincts were formed during a thousand centuries of insecurity and the chase; their once necessary vigor exceeds present social need; they … Continue reading

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