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Definitionsomeone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
- To sum up the matter, it grew to be a widely diffused opinion that the Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale, like many other personages of special sanctity, in all ages of the Christian world, was haunted either by Satan himself or Satan's emissary, in the guise of old Roger Chillingworth.Chapter 9 -- The Leech (97% in)
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