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The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 May 19, 1864) was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. He is seen as a key figure in the development of American literature.

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