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Thomas Hardy
1840 - 1928



Absent-Mindedness in a Parish Choir

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C o n t e n t s:

The Son's Veto
For Conscience' Sake
A Tragedy of Two Ambitions
On the Western Circuit
To Please his Wife
The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion
A Tradition of Eighteen Hundred and Four
A Few Crusted Characters
Tony Kytes, the Arch-Deceiver
The History of the Hardcomes
The Superstitious Man's Story
Andrey Satchel and the Parson and Clerk
Old Andrey's Experience as a Musician
Absent-Mindedness in a Parish Choir
The Winters and the Palmleys
Incident in the Life of Mr. George Crookhill
Netty Sargent's Copyhold
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