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callous
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The Scarlet Letter

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  • From first to last, in short, Hester Prynne had always this dreadful agony in feeling a human eye upon the token; the spot never grew callous; it seemed, on the contrary, to grow more sensitive with daily torture.
    Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (81% in)

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