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Day 423 February 27, 2010

In 5th line on February 27, 2010 at 6:45 am

“‘Do you know how late they keep open the Buck’s Head Inn?'”~~Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Bathsheba must choose between Frank, Boldwood, or Gabriel. Oh, romance and darkness.

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Day 244 September 1

In 5th line on September 1, 2009 at 2:18 pm

“Strange that ephemeral creatures who by my own ordering are, should see the shortness of my view, use ethic tests I never knew, or made provision for!”~~from the poem “New Year’s Eve” by Thomas Hardy in The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry

Nearly 1400 pages of poetry, ranging from American to British classics.

Day 194 July 13

In 5th line on July 13, 2009 at 8:41 am

“And you may be sure I won’t disappoint ye by biding away, Mr. Wildeve.”~~The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Tangled webs of love, adultery, and dishonesty. Classic Hardy!