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.”


Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles
tags: bird, dawn, nature
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