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Earths Holocaust

Auhtor: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Language: english
Published: 1844

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
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Review by Michael Gallagher, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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... was a grave man, fifty years old or thereabout, who had evidently come thither as a looker-on. He struck me immediately as having weighed for himself ...
... spectators set up a joyous shout, and clapped their hands with an emphasis that made the welkin echo. That was their moment of triumph, achieved, after long ...
... the crowd, glad to shelter himself under his new-found insignificance. Let him thank his stars that we have not flung him into the same fire! shouted ...
... temperance call themselves nowadays,-accompanied by thousands of the Irish disciples of Fathew Mathew, with that great apostle at their head. ...
... of tea and bags of coffee in the world. And now came the planters of Virginia, bringing their crops of tobacco. These, being cast upon the heap of ...
... by the loss of office, threw in his teeth, which happened to be false ones. The Rev. Sydney Smith-having voyaged across the Atlantic for that sole ...
... proposed abolition of war was impracticable for any length of time together. Be that as it might, numberless great guns, whose thunder had long been ...
... that the human race will ever so far return on the steps of its past madness as to weld another sword or cast another cannon? There will be no need, ...
... old warrior, as he limped away. The fire was now to be replenished with materials that had hitherto been considered of even greater importance to the well-being ...
... exclaimed the young and ardent leader in this triumph. Let the heart have its voice here as well as the intellect. And as for ripeness, and as for progress, ...
... a somewhat larger number satisfied their zeal for reform with the sacrifice of any uncomfortable recollection of their own indebtment. There was then ...
... into a coal, which promised to endure longer than almost any other material of the pile. From Shakespeare there gushed a flame of such marvellous splendor ...
... would be invidious, however, if not perilous, to betray these awful secrets so that I shall content myself with observing that it was not invariably ...
... done? inquired I, somewhat anxiously. Unless we set fire to the earth itself, and then leap boldly off into infinite space, I know not that we can carry ...
... race of man? It was done! Upon the blazing heap of falsehood and worn-out truth-things that the earth had never needed, or had ceased to need, or ...
... everything? Has it not swallowed up or melted down every human or divine appendage of our mortal state that had substance enough to be acted on by ...
... is one thing that these wiseacres have forgotten to throw into the fire, and without which all the rest of the conflagration is just nothing at ...
... crime and misery of this outward world were merely types. Purify that inward sphere, and the many shapes of evil that haunt the outward, and which now ...
... he joined the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Until the publication of his Twice-Told Tales in 1837, Hawthorne wrote in the comparative obscurity of ...
... the Hawthorne family toured France and Italy. They returned to The Wayside in 1860, and that year saw the publication of The Marble Faun. Failing health ...