The idea in bold-face print is a summary of the quote. The number after the topic is the page on which the quote was found.
Ghosts 1135 "Our ghost used to heave deep sighs in a particular corner of the parlor; and sometimes rustled paper, as if he were turning over a sermon in the long upper entry…." Hawthorne: Preface to “The Old Manse”
Ghosts 1135 "A yet stranger business was that of a ghostly servant-maid, who used to be heard in the kitchen, at deepest midnight, grinding coffee, cooking, ironing—performing, in short, all kinds of domestic labor—although no traces of anything accomplished could be detected the next morning." Hawthorne: Preface to “The Old Manse”
Giants in the Earth
Giants in the Earth xi "Rölvaag is preoccupied with the human cost of empire building, rather than with its glamour and romance." Lincoln Colcord, “Introduction.” Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Giants in the Earth xi "Giants in the Earth never turns aside from the march of its sustained and inevitable tragedy." Lincoln Colcord, “Introduction.” Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Giants in the Earth xii "When we lay it [Giants in the Earth] down we have gained a new insight into the founding of America." Lincoln Colcord, “Introduction.” Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Gifts 33 "The giver makes the gifts precious." Ovid. Latin. Dictionary of Foreign Terms
Glory 162 "Glory is the shadow of virtue." Latin. Dictionary of Foreign Terms
Goal 1367 Everything else is a dream except the quest. "It [the quest for the lost Europa] is no dream! said Cadmus; everything else is a dream, save that." “The Dragon’s Teeth” Hawthorne, Tanglewood Tales
Goal 1370 The quest was his only object and without it he had no life. "For, ever since he [Cadmus] was a child…it had been the great object of his life to find his sister…and, now, if he must give up the search, he seemed to have no more business in the world." “The Dragon’s Teeth” Hawthorne, Tanglewood Tales