Nathaniel Hawthorne about time (“The Scarlet Letter”, 1850) - In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvellous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
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In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvellous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
 Nathaniel HawthorneThe Scarlet Letter (1850). copy citation

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