It is rarely that the pleasures of the imagination will compensate for the pain of sleeplessness,
("Far from the Madding Crowd")
More Quotes from Thomas Hardy:Tess was awake before dawn - at the marginal minute of the dark when the grove is still mute, save for one prophetic bird who sings with a clear-voiced conviction that he at least knows the correct time of day, the rest preserving silence as if equally convinced that he is mistaken.
Unto this wood I came As to a nest Dreaming that sylvan peace Offered the harrowed ease- Nature a soft release From men's unrest
I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.
I agree to the conditions, Angel; because you know best what my punishment ought to be; only - only - don't make it more than I can bear!
Fear is the mother of foresight.
It was still early, and the sun's lower limb was just free of the hill, his rays, ungenial and peering, addressed the eye rather than the touch as yet.
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