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Kingsley, Charles

Born: 1819 AD
Died: 1875 AD, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Clergymen


English Anglican clergyman and novelist


formulated muscular Christianity


wrote historical novels "Westward Ho!" 1855, "Hereward the Wake" 1866


Page last updated: 3:35am, 25th Jul '06

  • "Look at the bow in the cloud, in the very rain itself. That is a sign that the sun, though you cannot see it, is shining still -- that up above beyond the cloud is still sunlight and warmth and cloudless blue sky."
  • "It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means."
  • "A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults."
  • "It's all in the day's work, as the huntsman said when the lion ate him."