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 novelist, irony writer, and dramatist known for earthy humour and satire. His comic novel Tom Jones is still widely appreciated. He and Samuel Richardson are seen as founders of the traditional English novel. He also holds a place...

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