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Far From the Madding Crowd

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFar From the Madding CrowdFar From the Mad‧ding Crowd /ˌfɑː frəm ðə ˌmædɪŋ ˈkraʊd $ ˌfɑːr-/  a phrase that is used to mean the peacefulness and quiet of the country. It was the title of a novel by Thomas Hardy about people living in a country village in the west of England during Victorian times. Hardy took the title from a famous poem by Thomas Gray.
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