Friday, March 27, 2009

Quotes: Mood (1)

Mood 1371 "Caring little what might happen to him, he [Cadmus] took the first path that offered itself, and went along at a sluggish pace; for, having no object in view, nor any reason to go one way more than another, it would certainly have been foolish to make haste." “The Dragon’s Teeth” Hawthorne, Tanglewood Tales The meanderer.

Mood 1376 "It seemed as if he were doomed to lose everybody whom he loved, or to see them perish in one way or another." “The Dragon’s Teeth” Hawthorne, Tanglewood Tales. The pessimist.

Mood 1389 "This kind of dreamy feeling always comes over me before any wonderful occurrence." “Circe’s Palace” Hawthorne, Tanglewood Tales. Prelude.

Mood 1416 "…this tiresome magnificence." “The Pomegranate-Seeds” Hawthorne, Tanglewood Tales. Aristocrat.

Mood 1419 "The stupid people! It took them such a tedious while to tell the nothing that they knew…." “The Pomegranate-Seeds” Hawthorne, Tanglewood Tales. Misanthrope.

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