Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne

American author

4 July 1804 — 19 May 1864

Passages from the American Note Books of Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Time of publication: September 7, 2011

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