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Henry Fielding
(1707-1754) born on
Apr 22
English novelist. He perfected the English novel in his masterpiece "Tom Jones," 1749.
I have found it; I have discovered the cause of all the misfortunes which befell him. A public school, Joseph, was the cause of all the calamities which he afterwards suffered. Public schools are the nurseries of all vice and immorality.

The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by tenderness of the best hearts.
Every physician almost hath his favorite disease.
There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love.
In reality, the world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Abraham Adams speaking of his host, Wilson, in "Joseph Andrews," bk. 3, ch. 5, 1742.
R: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
A: "Tom Jones," bk. 2, ch. 9, 1749.
N: "Tom Jones," bk. 2, ch. 7, 1749.
K: "Tom Jones," bk. 5, ch. 1, 1749.

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