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“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Inspirational Quote

Stalking Nathaniel

I read an amusing, though very flowery, little pamphlet yesterday entitled A Pilgrimage to Salem in 1838 in which the anonymous author, described merely as a “southern admirer” of Nathaniel Hawthorne, happens upon a copy of the recently-published  653 more words

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Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

-Nathaniel Hawthorne

Inspirational

Anne of Seven Gables

This might be the first literary malaphor posted.   A friend was discussing books and mentioned this one.  It is a mash up of Anne of Green Gables, a children’s novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, and The House of the Seven Gables, a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.   22 more words

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Review: The Birthmark


The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



Book Review


Nathaniel Hawthorne is one of my favorite authors but I disliked The Birthmark. 345 more words

Book Reviews

The Girl's Journey

A girl wandered in a forest when the sun had set. She was lost. She knew she had been with her friends, but they all took their own paths and head to different directions. 2,427 more words

Girl

He Said That? 6/6/17

From Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), American novelist and short story writer:

Easy reading is damn hard writing.