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All gloom is but a dream and a shadow (Nathaniel Hawthorne’s journal entry for Tuesday, August 30th, 1842)

Tuesday, August 30th.–I was promised, in the midst of Sunday’s rain, that Monday should be fair, and, behold! the sun came back to us, and brought one of the most perfect days ever made since Adam was driven out of Paradise.

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Your Quote For The Day:

After the day I have had, this is perfection. I hope you are feeling content and happy tonight :)


The Mountain and the Squirrel

The Mountain and the Squirrel
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mountain and the squirrel
Had a quarrel,
And the former called the latter
“Little prig.”
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Your Quote For The Day: 

I had this quote in mind today when my baby kept trying to rip my hair out. Think about this next time you find yourself getting mad at the little things.


August 27

THE hero is not fed on sweets,
Daily his own heart he eats;
Chambers of the great are jails,
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The Life of a Writer

From Laura Ingalls Wilder’s prairie stories to R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books, to Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poetry, these books share the joys and challenges of a writer’s life and may inspire children to follow a similar path. 661 more words

Children's Novels

27th August 2016

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

~~Ralph Waldo Emerson