Nathaniel Hawthorne about humanity (“The Scarlet Letter”, 1850) - Human nature will not flourish, any more than a potato, if it be planted and replanted, for too long a series of generations, in the same worn-out soil.
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Human nature will not flourish, any more than a potato, if it be planted and replanted, for too long a series of generations, in the same worn-out soil.
 Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter (1850). copy citation

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