Evidently the merit depends on the result of the work.
If the infinity of the sea may call out thus, perhaps when a man is growing old, calls come to him, too, from another infinity still darker and more deeply mysterious; and the more he is wearied by life the dearer are those calls to him.
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|Birth:||5th May, 1846|
|Death:||15th November, 1916|
Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz was born in Wola Okrzejska, Poland. He was a Polish novelist, journalist and the Nobel Prize laureate. He is best remembered for his historical novels, especially for his internationally known best-seller Quo Vadis. This novel contributed to Sienkiewicz's Nobel Prize for literature in 1905. In Poland he is best known for his "Trilogy" of historical novels – With Fire and Sword, The Deluge, and Sir Michael. He wrote for Gazeta Polska and Niwa, under the pen name "Litwos". In 1873 he began writing a column, "Bez tytułu", in The Polish Gazette; in 1874 a column, "Sprawy bieżące" for Niwa; and in 1875 the column, "Chwila obecna". He wrote other novels include: The Knights of the Cross, In Desert and Wilderness, Fire in the Steppe, Without Dogma, Children of the Soil, and On the Field of Glory.
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