There is something truer and more real, than what we can see with the eyes, and touch with the finger.
(Rappaccini's Daughter, 1844)

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart! What jailer so inexorable as one's self!
Nathaniel Hawthorne (The House of Seven Gables, 1851)
Death should take me while I am in the mood.
Nathaniel Hawthorne (The Blithedale Romance, 1852)
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