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Read "John Inglefield's Thanksgiving," a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne

“John Inglefield’s Thanksgiving”


Nathaniel Hawthorne

On the evening of Thanksgiving day, John Inglefield, the blacksmith, sat in his elbow-chair, among those who had been keeping festival at his board. 1,946 more words


Quote of the Week - no.7

“No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.” 6 more words


Wednesday Wisdom

“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

Healthy Living

The Ocean, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Ocean has its silent caves,
Deep, quiet, and alone;
Though there be fury on the waves,
Beneath them there is none.
The awful spirits of the deep… 60 more words


Quote of the Day!

“She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom”

~Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter


Saffron from Singapore

How does Singapore appear in the imaginings of contemporary writers not from Singapore? What do writers find poetic about Singapore? How does the country resist the imagination? 374 more words


Writer's Quote Wednesday // Nathaniel Hawthorne

Hello friends! Welcome to Writer’s Quote Wednesday, a weekly event hosted by Colleen at Silver Threading. Each week bloggers come together to share their favorite quotes to inspire and motivate one another to keep writing and working toward their goals. 683 more words