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emigrate
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition leave a country of residence to move to another country
  • It is now nearly two centuries and a quarter since the original Briton, the earliest emigrant of my name, made his appearance in the wild and forest-bordered settlement which has since become a city.
    Introductory (13% in)
  • It had been built by an earlier settler, and abandoned, because the soil about it was too sterile for cultivation, while its comparative remoteness put it out of the sphere of that social activity which already marked the habits of the emigrants.
    Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (29% in)
  • They seldom, it would appear, partook of the religious zeal that brought other emigrants across the Atlantic.
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (11% in)
  • Their immediate posterity, the generation next to the early emigrants, wore the blackest shade of Puritanism, and so darkened the national visage with it, that all the subsequent years have not sufficed to clear it up.
    Chapter 21 -- The New England Holiday (65% in)
  • The picture of human life in the market-place, though its general tint was the sad gray, brown, or black of the English emigrants, was yet enlivened by some diversity of hue.
    Chapter 21 -- The New England Holiday (67% in)

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