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eloquent
used in The Scarlet Letter

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  • His eloquence and religious fervour had already given the earnest of high eminence in his profession.
    Chapter 3 -- The Recognition (67% in)
  • But this very burden it was that gave him sympathies so intimate with the sinful brotherhood of mankind; so that his heart vibrated in unison with theirs, and received their pain into itself and sent its own throb of pain through a thousand other hearts, in gushes of sad, persuasive eloquence.
    Chapter 11 -- The Interior of a Heart (47% in)
  • The eloquent voice, on which the souls of the listening audience had been borne aloft as on the swelling waves of the sea, at length came to a pause.
    Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (0% in)
  • He stood, at this moment, on the very proudest eminence of superiority, to which the gifts or intellect, rich lore, prevailing eloquence, and a reputation of whitest sanctity, could exalt a clergyman in New England's earliest days, when the professional character was of itself a lofty pedestal.
    Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (19% in)
  • This—though doubtless it might acquire additional force and volume from the child-like loyalty which the age awarded to its rulers—was felt to be an irrepressible outburst of enthusiasm kindled in the auditors by that high strain of eloquence which was yet reverberating in their ears.
    Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (26% in)

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