Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.

Henry Fielding

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Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English writer and magistrate known for the use of humour and satire in his works. His 1749 comic novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling was a seminal work in the genre. Along with Samuel Richardson, Fielding is...

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