Thomas Hardy quote about fear from Tess of the d'Urbervilles - Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid
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Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid
 Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891). copy citation

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Author Thomas Hardy
Source Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Topic fear trouble heart
Date 1891
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/110/110-h/110-h.htm

Context

“After mechanically attempting to pursue his agricultural plans as though nothing unusual had happened, in the manner recommended by the great and wise men of all ages, he concluded that very few of those great and wise men had ever gone so far outside themselves as to test the feasibility of their counsel. «This is the chief thing: be not perturbed,» said the Pagan moralist. That was just Clare's own opinion. But he was perturbed. «Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid,» said the Nazarene. Clare chimed in cordially; but his heart was troubled all the same. How he would have liked to confront those two great thinkers, and earnestly appeal to them as fellow-man to fellow-men, and ask them to tell him their method!” source

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