Nathaniel Hawthorne quotes

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Is it a fact--or have I dreamt it--that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousand ...
I shall never love England till she sues to us for help; and, in the meantime, the fewer triumphs she obtains, the better for all ...
Yesterday I went out at about twelve, and visited the British Museum; an exceedingly tiresome affair. It quite crushes a person to ...
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or ...
When a writer calls his work a Romance, it need hardly be observed that he wishes to claim a certain latitude, both as to its fash ...
I wonder that we Americans love our country at all, it having no limits and no oneness; and when you try to make it a matter of th ...
Beyond all question, I might have had a wiser friend than he. The atmosphere in which alone he breathed was dense; his awful dread ...
Every young sculptor seems to think that he must give the world some specimen of indecorous womanhood, and call it Eve, Venus, a N ...
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