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Nathaniel Hawthorne

“He had that sense, or inward prophecy,-- which a young man had better never have been born than not to have, and a mature man had better die at once than utterly to relinquish,-- that we are not doomed to creep on forever in the old bad way, but that, this very now, there are harbingers abroad of a golden era, to be accomplished in his own lifetime.”


Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables
tags: dream, future, hope
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The House of the Seven Gables The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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