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Thomas Hardy
- The Man He Killed

 

Thomas Hardy
(1840-1928)

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy was born in Higher Bockhampton, Dorsetshire, England. He was educated in local schools and then privately. The son of a stonemason, Hardy was apprenticed to a local architect, then later pursued an occupation as an architect while writing poetry unsuccessfully. Hardy was able to make a living as a novelist. Following the death of his first wife, he produced a collection of poems entitled Veteris Vestigiae Flammae (Vestiges of an Old Flame) that eloquently captured his feelings of his loss.


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