Archive | Hard Times

Hard Times.

He had not much hair. One might have fancied he had talked it off; and that what was left, all standing up in disorder, was in that condition from being constantly blown about by his windy boastfulness.

Background. “He had not much hair.  One might have fancied he had talked it off; and that what was left, all standing up in disorder, was in that condition from being constantly blown about by his windy boastfulness.” is a quotation from Hard Times (Book 1, Chapter 4). Hard Times – For These Times (more […]

Continue Reading

hardtimes_250

In the innocence of her brave affection, and the brimming up of her old devoted spirit, the once deserted girl shone like a beautiful light upon the darkness of the other.

Background. “In the innocence of her brave affection, and the brimming up of her old devoted spirit, the once deserted girl shone like a beautiful light upon the darkness of the other.” is a quotation from Hard Times (Book 3, Chapter 1). Hard Times – For These Times (more commonly now known as Hard Times) […]

Continue Reading

hardtimes_250

You are to be in all things regulated and governed by fact.

Background. “You are to be in all things regulated and governed by fact.” is a quotation from Hard Times (Book 1, Chapter 2). Hard Times – For These Times (more commonly now known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854.   Context. Taken from the following passage in […]

Continue Reading

Design: KavnMedia

Send this to a friend