1/5 Hardy's inimitable Wessex characters recount village tales of Longpuddle life.
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2/5 A comic tale of a local swain who courts rather too many maids at once.
3/5 Recollections of Tony's wedding bring to mind the unusual circumstances of the Hardcomes.
4/5 The thatcher regales the travellers with Andrey's attempt to get married still in his cups