The novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Renowned American novelist and short story writer who is best known for The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables. His psychologically and morally complex works exemplify the literary genre of Dark Romanticism.
He was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the descendant of a judge (John Hathorne) who had presided over the infamous Salem Witch Trials. Hawthorne married transcendentalist and illustrator, Sophia Peabody, in 1842. The couple welcomed three children–Una, Julian, and Rose– between 1844 and 1851.
Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one’s family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.