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I have milked a cow!!! | Nathaniel Hawthorne’s journal entry for April 16th, 1841

April 16th.–. . . Since I last wrote, there has been an addition to our community of four gentlemen in sables, who promise to be among our most useful and respectable members.

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Beauty of Nature

“ Mountains are earths undecaying monument.”- Nathaniel Hawthorne


Proverbs 17:22

Have you ever felt like no matter what you do, you’re just a hamster on a wheel? All you do is spin, spin, spin. 789 more words


H Is for The House of the Seven Gables: #atozchallenge

Unable to think of an H word I could get a post out of (I searched the dictionary for a likely candidate, but in vain), I fall back on a post that appeared April 9, 2018, exactly one year ago, for Day H of the A to Z Challenge. 872 more words

Frogs have been melodious for a fortnight, and the birds sing pleasantly | Nathaniel Hawthorne’s journal entry for April 9th, 1851

April 9th.–There was a great rain yesterday,–wind from the southeast, and the last visible vestige of snow disappeared. It was a small patch near the summit of Bald Mountain, just on the upper verge of a grove of trees.

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Importance of The Custom House

The Custom House is a preface to The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne; through the Custom House Hawthorne gives an insight into the problems emerging from historical knowledge and epistemology in relation to society. 552 more words

English Literature