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The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Mar 06, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: fiction
Read from April 30 to October 01, 2012

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Nathaniel Hawthorne
“As a general rule, Providence seldom vouchsafes to mortals any more than just that degree of encouragement which suffices to keep them at a reasonably full exertion of their powers.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart! What jailer so in exorable as one's self!”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“The influential classes, and those who take upon themselves to be leaders of the people, are fully liable to all the passionate error that has ever characterized the maddest mob.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“I find nothing so singular to life as that everything appears to lose its substance the instant one actually grapples with it.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“Clergymen, judges, statesmen--the wisest, calmest, holiest persons of their day--stood in the inner circle round about the gallows, loudest to applaud the work of blood, latest to confess themselves miserably deceived.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“Next to the lightest heart, the heaviest is apt to be most playful.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables


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