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Nathaniel Hawthorne: 10 quotes on his birthday

Nathaniel Hawthorne is considered one of the fathers of the American literary cannon. Here are 10 memorable quotes to commemorate his July 4 birthday. 

- Elizabeth Drake

2. Bravery

"All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests."


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