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Nathaniel Hawthorne

We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.  —Nathaniel Hawthorne, from “The Haunted Mind,” The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Twice-told tales.  (Palala Press September 21, 2015) Twice Told Tales Originally published 1837.

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D. H. Lawrence

Perhaps only people who are capable of real togetherness have that look of being alone in the universe. The others have a certain stickiness, they stick to the mass. — D. H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover. (Modern Library; 2 edition June 12, 1983) Originally published 1928.

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