The Scarlet Letter Quotes

The Scarlet Letter Quotes by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Freedom Quotes from Literature for the Fourth of July
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9 The Scarlet Letter Quotes Found!

"A bodily disease, which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part." ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart! ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne "My heart was a habitation large enough for many guests, but lonely and chill, and without a household fire. I longed to kindle one! It seemed not so wild a dream." ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Before this ugly edifice, and between it and the wheel-track of the street, was a grass-plot, much overgrown with burdock, pig-weed, apple-pern, and such unsightly vegetation, which evidently found something congenial in the soil that had so early borne the black flower of civilised society, a prison. ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne But she named the infant "Pearl," as being of great price--purchased with all she had--her mother's only treasure! ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne It is to the credit of human nature that, except where its selfishness is brought into play, it loves more readily than it hates. ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom! ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvellous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it. ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 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. ~ The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne


 

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